Category Archive: Science

Birthday, Bar Harbor and Puerto Rico

During the month of June I’ll spend more days away from home than days in Berkeley. First, we spent a week marrying friends (The Hubby is a popular officiant amongst our friends) in… Continue reading


If I told you I spent an hour with the Queen of Sweden, was a guest of the Mayor of Stockholm for a dinner hosted in the room where the Nobel Prize is… Continue reading

I’m a doctor!

Well, the title just about says it all! After 7 years I just successfully defended my dissertation on differential peer socialization to drinking in early adulthood in individuals with and without ADHD and… Continue reading

New Job!

When I haven’t been working full time, skiing, and wrapping up my doctorate, I’ve been applying to jobs. I was very fortunate to have great interviews and several competitive offers, but after much… Continue reading

5 Days in San Francisco

I just spent 5 days living the life in San Francisco. I went to San Fran for my annual scientific conference and spent some time with my science hat on, but was also… Continue reading

Can running be an addiction?

I am a runner. I am also a scientist who studies addiction. For a long time I have wondered: can running be an addiction? When most people think of exercise they think positively… Continue reading