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Sensory Overload: Some People Genetically Wired to Detest Bright Lights, Big Sounds, Genetic Literacy Project. October 10, 2017.



4 Ways to Ease Sundowners Syndrome Symptoms, Lifetime Daily. August 24, 2017.



Chasing Origins of Anorexia: Genetics May Play Role in the Complicated Disorder, Genetic Literacy Project. July 12, 2017.



Ethical Dilemmas in Putting an End to Psychopathy, The Establishment. November 28, 2016.

Recent Articles

4 Ways to Be Proactive with Your Hearing Health, Lifetime Daily. November 15, 2017.

Childhood Trauma is 'Written' on the Epigenome and Carried into Adulthood, Genetic Literacy Project. November 14, 2017.

What Type of People Hold Religious Beliefs?, KMH. November 8, 2017.

Why Do We Lose Friends in Middle Age?KMH. November 2, 2017.

Sensory Overload: Some People Genetically Wired to Detest Bright Lights, Big Sounds, Genetic Literacy Project. October 10, 2017.

Toxic Shame: To Be a White Supremacist is to Have a History of Trauma, KMH. September 29, 2017.

Marijuana and Epigenetics: Are We Moving Too Quickly With Legalization?, Genetic Literacy Project. September 12, 2017.

What Do Joel Osteen's Prosperity Gospel and the Law of Attraction Have in Common?, KMH. September 1, 2017.

4 Ways to Ease Sundowners Syndrome Symptoms, Lifetime Daily. August 24, 2017.

Yoga May Be Good for Your Body, Mind -- But What About Your Genes?, Genetic Literacy Project. August 22, 2017.

Freelancer Tips: This Will Help You Succeed When You Work From Home, KMH. August 7, 2017.

Four Effects of Activated Charcoal That Should Make You Second Guess the Dramatic Food Trend, KMH. August 3, 2017.

Sexual Abuse of Men by Women is Underreported, KMH. July 31, 2017.

The History of Lipstick Begins With a Sumerian Queen, KMH. July 28, 2017.

'Is Transgender a Mental Illness?' - Trump's Transgender Military Tweets Spark Rise in Mental Illness Searches, KMH. July 27, 2017.

Yoga Creates Beneficial Changes in Gene Expression, KMH. July 26, 2017.

Blasting Common Myths About Bisexuality, KMH. July 20, 2017.

Chasing Origins of Anorexia: Genetics May Play Role in the Complicated Disorder, Genetic Literacy Project. July 12, 2017.

That Soaring Feeling: What Does an Atheist Do With the Word 'Spiritual'?, KMH. July 12, 2017.

Reinventing Yourself With an Encore Career, Lifetime Daily. May 30, 2017.

The Mystery Behind Salicylate Intolerance, Genetic Literacy Project. May 24, 2017.

Knowledge Without Context: Downside of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests, Genetic Literacy Project. April 19, 2017.

Autism Ethics: Is Search for Cure the Right Goal?, Genetic Literacy Project. March 7, 2017.

Proceed With Caution: National Academies Offer 'Qualified Support' for Gene Editing 'Abnormal' Embryos, Genetic Literacy Project. February 15, 2017.

Battle Over America's Waistline: How Obesity Affects Having Children and Their Health, Genetic Literacy Project. February 7, 2017.

Ethical Dilemmas in Putting an End to Psychopathy, The Establishment. November 28, 2016.

What Role Do Epigenetic Changes Play in Development of Autism?, Genetic Literacy Project. November 21, 2016.

Making Your Way in the World Today: Ingroups, Outgroups, and the Trouble They Entail, KMH. June 20, 2016.

Majority of British Columbians Against Religious Hospitals Refusing to Provide Medical Assistance in Dying, KMH. June 9, 2016.

Trigger Warnings Create Fertile Ground for PTSD, KMH. June 9, 2016.

The Hidden Trauma of Life After Fundamentalism, The Establishment. May 6, 2016.

CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing and the Spectrum of Expert Insight, KMH. January 11, 2016.

Cambodia's Garment Worker CrisisGlobalo. November 24, 2015.

The War on Science in Canada is Over!, KMH. November 24, 2015.

I Left My Church and Discovered Humanism, xoJane. November 18, 2015.

The Flawed Humanism of Gene Roddenberry, Creator of Star Trek, KMH. November 12, 2015.

The Implacable I: Joan Didion and Those Who Try to Take Her Down, KMH. November 10, 2015.

Ex-Muslim Turned Global Atheist Activist, Patheos. November 5, 2015.

Why Peace is Still Possible Between Turks and Kurds, Globalo. November 2, 2015.

Risk of Dying From Major Diseases With Prolonged TV ViewingImmortal News. October 29, 2015.

Intestinal Bacteria Play Important Role in Avoiding Obesity and Type 2 DiabetesImmortal News. October 19, 2015.

The Sunk Cost Fallacy, KMH. October 16, 2015.

Volcanic Eruptions Impact Water Levels in the World's Rivers, Immortal News. October 7, 2015.

Dammit, You're An Introvert, KMH. October 7, 2015.

Underground Fire May Ignite Radioactive Waste in Missouri Landfill, Immortal News. October 6, 2015.

US and Eleven Other Nations Reach Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, Immortal News. October 5, 2015.

ICD-10 Released: Medical Diagnostic Coding System Updated, Immortal News. October 2, 2015.

New Narrative-Driven Minecraft to Hit Stores This Month, Immortal News. October 2, 2015.

New Zealand Marine Sanctuary Loved by Conservationists, Loathed by Fishing Industry, Immortal News. October 1, 2015.

Heart Attacks and Diabetes Linked to Sugary Drinks, Immortal News. September 30, 2015.

Aspirin Doubles Survival Rates in Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients, Immortal News. September 30, 2015.

ViroCap Tests for Every Virus That Infects Humans and Animals, Immortal News. September 30, 2015.

You Might Be Choosing Your Anxiety, Because You Might Be Addicted to It, KMH. September 29, 2015.

Bacteria in Amber-Preserved Flea May Be Bubonic Plague Strain, Immortal News. September 29, 2015.

Positive Thinking is Dangerous, KMH. September 22, 2015.

'Us and Them' by David Diamond: More Than Just a Play, BC Living. November 12, 2010.

Podcast


Fiction

Blanco (novel) - forthcoming

On Antarctica, Naked, and Other Stories, Amazon ebook. 2010.

Scripts

Beyond Good and Evil teaser, script co-writer. 2013.

Poetry

Vacation Memories - Counterexample Poetics (print)

Train - Disenthralled

Contributing Editor

Glossolalia - flash fiction literary journal

Photography

Kristen Hovet Photography, portrait and headshot photography. 2011-2014.

Education

Langara College - Yoga Teacher Training Certificate (September 2017 - February 2018)

The University of Melbourne - Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression Certificate (January 2017 - March 2017)

Duke University - Human Physiology Certificate (September 2016 - December 2016)

Vanderbilt University - Case Studies in Personalized Medicine Certificate (August 2016 - October 2016)

Duke University - Introduction to Genetics and Evolution Certificate (March 2016 - June 2016)

Princeton University, via Coursera - individual course (May 2016)
     -Buddhism and Modern Psychology

Simon Fraser University - New Media Journalism courses (September 2015 - November 2015)
     -Multi-Platform Writing
     -Interviewing Skills and Profile Writing

City University of Seattle - Counselling Psychology courses (October 2014 - March 2015)
     -Diversity and Cultural Psychology
     -Introduction to Counselling Psychology Practice
     -Psychology of Sexuality and Human Development

Simon Fraser University - English (2008)