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Background Information

Employment History

Editor

Nature

Science Editor

BeingHuman.org

Education

PH.D

Ph.D.

neuroscience

University of Rochester

undergraduate degree

biophysics

Johns Hopkins University

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Sandra Aamodt

Sandra is a neuroscientist and science writer, coauthor (with Sam Wang) of two popular books.


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"Sandra, I'd like you to meet my motherhuh, huh, Mrs. Brody," I finally blurted out.

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As Sandra Aamodt, editor of Nature Neuroscience, and Sam Wang, a neuroscientist at Princeton University, recently stated on The New York Times's Op-Ed page, physical exercise "improves what scientists call 'executive function,' the set of abilities that allows you to select behavior that's appropriate to the situation, inhibit inappropriate behavior and focus on the job at hand in spite of distractions.
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Although executive function typically declines with advancing years, "elderly people who have been athletic all their lives have much better executive function than sedentary people of the same age," Dr. Aamodt and Dr. Wang reported.


Sandra Aamodt is a former ...

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Sandra Aamodt is a former editor in chief of Nature Neuroscience, the leading scientific journal in the field of brain research. She received her undergraduate degree in biophysics from the Johns Hopkins University, and her doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Rochester. After four years of postdoctoral research at Yale University, she joined Nature Neuroscience at its founding in 1998 and was editor in chief from 2003 to 2008, when she left to spend a year sailing across the Pacific Ocean. She lives in Northern California with her husband, one cat, and three chickens.

During her editorial career, she read over three thousand neuroscience papers and wrote dozens of editorials on neuroscience and science policy. She also gave lectures at twenty universities, and attended forty-five scientific meetings in ten countries. Her science writing has been published in The New York Times, the Washington Post, El Mundo and the Times of London.


Sandra Aamodt is a former ...

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Sandra Aamodt is a former editor in chief of Nature Neuroscience, the leading scientific journal in the field of brain research. She received her undergraduate degree in biophysics from the Johns Hopkins University, and her doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Rochester. After four years of postdoctoral research at Yale University, she joined Nature Neuroscience at its founding in 1998 and was editor in chief from 2003 to 2008, when she left to spend a year sailing across the Pacific Ocean. She lives in Northern California with her husband, one cat, and three chickens. \n

During her editorial career, she read over three thousand neuroscience papers and wrote dozens of editorials on neuroscience and science policy. She also gave lectures at twenty universities, and attended forty-five scientific meetings in ten countries. Her science writing has been published in The New York Times, the Washington Post, El Mundo and the Times of London.


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Sandra Aamodt

Science Editor of BeingHuman.org
Sandra Aamodt is a neuroscientist and science communicator. She received her undergraduate degree in biophysics from the Johns Hopkins University, and her doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Rochester. After four years of postdoctoral research at Yale University, she joined Nature Neuroscience, a leading scientific journal in the field of brain research, in 1998 and was editor in chief from 2003 to 2008. She is the coauthor of two books, Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys But Never Forget How to Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life and Welcome to Your Child's Brain: How the Mind Grows from Conception to College.

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