Christian jarrett

Christian Ja
rrett is a British writer specialising in psychology and neuroscience.

He writes the Brain Watch blog for WIRED, and a regular column for 99U, the New York-based productivity think tank. His next book is Great Myths of the Brain.

A cognitive neuroscientist by training, he became a full-time writer after a spell of post-doctoral research at the University of Manchester.

Christian created the British Psychological Society’s award-winning Research Digest blog and was editor from 2003 to 2014. From 2005 to 2014 he also worked as staff journalist on the Society’s house magazine The Psychologist

Christian’s 2011 book The Rough Guide To Psychology was a hit with reviewers and short-listed for two prestigious awards. He’s also editor and lead author of the international best-seller 30-Second Psychology (over 100,000 copies sold!), as well as co-author on several other books.

The many newspapers and magazines where Christian’s prize-winning writing has appeared include: The Times, The Guardian, New Scientist, BBC Focus, Psychology Today, Psychologies, Wired UK and Outdoor Fitness. Interest in Christian’s work has also led to him appearing on the radio and presenting as a keynote speaker. Find out what others say about Christian Jarrett.

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