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Laurel Braitman is a bestselling author, historian and anthropologist of science. Her book Animal Madness was a New York Times bestseller, and her collaborations with musicians, artists and scientists have been featured on the BBC, NPR and elsewhere. She is currently a writer-in-residence at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she helps physicians, medical students and staff tell better stories -- both for themselves and their patients.
Laurel Braitman’s TED talk
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Poll: Do you understand your pet’s emotions, and do they understand yours? The TED community answers
Pets: they are just like us. Well, maybe. In her TED Talk, “Depressed dogs, cats with OCD—what animal madness means for us humans,” Laurel Braitman shares her seven years of research on the mental health of animals. “What I discovered is that I do believe they can suffer from mental illness, and [that] trying to […]Continue reading
Last night, four authors stepped onto an Edison-bulb-lit stage in our New York office to share the bold ideas at the center of their books. “Tonight will bring to life the nonfiction section of the library,” promised the evening’s host, June Cohen, Executive Producer of TED Media. From a new vision for healthcare, to a […]Continue reading