This Is Your Brain on Parasites (2016) is about the microscopic organisms that live inside us. They sometimes make us sick and, more surprisingly, they drive human evolution in a variety of ways. These blinks explain how parasites can guide personalities, emotions and even culture.
Kathleen McAuliffe is a science journalist who garnered a great deal of attention for her piece How Your Cat is Making You Crazy, which was published in the Atlantic. In addition to this work, she has been published in the New York Times magazine as well as the Smithsonian.
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