Author Archives: sarahhillenbrand

I’m back!

Hello, blog. It’s been a while. So many things have happened. I am now a doctor! Let me tell you about how this happened. For starters, I gave an exit talk. Then I gathered the signatures of all four committee members … Continue reading

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Dissertation meals

I’ve had some recent success in keeping it together nutritionally while also writing a dissertation. Some success–not 100%, but some (I definitely packed cereal & almond milk for a lunch meeting today, and I’m not proud of it, but shit … Continue reading

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Lately: Fresh writings!

It’s been a good month for writing! Dissertation AND extracurricular, I’m happy to say. I’m almost a doctor! But first, we’ve got some important science to talk about. After hatching the idea (ha) at Zoo Bar, a grubby box across … Continue reading

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Brains and blinky lights: an update

Wow, post-SfN fatigue really took its toll on my posting frequency, eh? But I would like to draw your attention to a few pieces I’ve been working on that came out elsewhere recently, and share a few photos I took at … Continue reading

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Four impossible things before breakfast: Amy Bastian’s empathic logic

I had wanted to write up Amy Bastian‘s excellent 8:30 am talk from SfN, and finally it is happening. That’s right, my hangover and I were front and center so you didn’t have to be. I’m looking at you, #sfnbanter. … Continue reading

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SfN Day 3 (?) Highlight: A BMI in V1

That I stopped blogging my SfN highlights the same day I took care of Ned the Neuron is no coincidence. That guy loves making new connections. While plugging into an outlet to power up, Ned and I looked up to … Continue reading

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The Fall 2014 issue of the Berkeley Science Review is out!

You can peruse the issue online here. Or I can save you a click and you can skip right to MY piece here. I had a lot of help from my muses, the people I was writing about, in helping … Continue reading

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