Bahar Gholipour

Bahar is the Managing Editor of Braindecoder. Previously, she covered neuroscience, odd medical cases, and health news for Live Science and several other publications. She has a Masters of Science degree in neuroscience from the ��cole Normale Sup̩rieure in Paris, and has done graduate-level work in science journalism at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Before then, she worked as a research assistant at the Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives at ENS. While she loves all things Neuroscience, she has a special affinity for consciousness, AI, psychiatric disorders, the unintended consequences of brain trauma and surgery, and her two incredibly intelligent cats, Simone and Pipa. Follow her on Twitter @alterwired

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