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I don’t know about you, but I love a good book, podcast, or article. Here are some of the things I’ve enjoyed!


Books (both scientific and non) that have informed my perspective on how we make our way through society, both from an experiential and a data-driven perspective.

Podcasts and Articles

Health, Income & Poverty: Where We Are and What Could Help

Health Affairs policy brief, October 2018 (still relevant!)

Your Gut Microbiome: The Most Important Organ You’ve Never Heard Of (TEDxFargo)

Personal experiences bridge moral and political divides better than facts

Kubin et al. 2021, Proceedings from the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

Brené on Words, Actions, Dehumanization and Accountability

Brené Brown // Unlocking Us

The Last Children of Down Syndrome

Sarah Zhang for The Atlantic

Science News & Comment: “When a financial crisis tanked my research career, I found help from unexpected colleagues”
by Timothy Gernon

A great commentary on taking a pause and rebuilding from failure in academia.

Podcast: Dr. Vivek Murthy and Brené on Loneliness and Connection

The Opportunity Atlas

A comprehensive tool to assess outcome data of children based on the census tract they grew up in.

News etc.