Allison Curley

  • Freelance Writer

Allison is a freelance science writer who contributes to BrainFacts.org. After completing a doctorate in neuroscience and a postdoctoral fellowship in psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh, she has focused her love of the brain in a new direction – helping to increase the public’s understanding of neuroscience and facilitate dialogue between scientists and society. She is a regular contributor to the Schizophrenia Research Forum and has written for the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Neuroscience For Kids.

Articles by Allison Curley

As the world population ages, cases of macular degeneration are likely to rise. Studies are examining ways to slow the disease and help patients regain sight.
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Studying sex differences in the brain may one day lead to new information about brain illnesses that affect one sex more than the other.
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Scientists want to understand the changes that take place in the brain when we deceive. What they find could one day have important moral and legal implications.
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