Archive for March 2013

A Marshmallow in the Hand – Sci Am MIND

It’s slightly old news now, but my news article on a new twist on the classic marshmallow studies of the 1970s,  in the current issue of Scientific American Mind magazine, was also published online last week. It’s under “Departments – Headlines” with the title “To Predict Success in Children, Look Beyond Willpower” instead of the… (read more)

Brighton Science Festival


A couple of weeks ago I spent ten hectic days in Brighton, covering the Brighton Science Festival for Guru magazine. I met many amazing and friendly people, interviewed some of them, saw some inspiring, entertaining and original shows, and wrote about a lot of it afterwards. The Festival ran from 6th Feb to the 3rd… (read more)