Michele Pridmore-Brown

Michele Pridmore-Brown is a scholar with the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society at UC Berkeley and the Science Editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books.


Wired for Madness? A History

Madness in civilization, or so-called "degeneracy," can be interpreted in a variety of ways depending on the time period and who's in charge of categories....

The Girl with the Father Tattoo

And so it was that daughters, perhaps more relationally adept on average, became the more fertile conduit for paternal ambition....

Social Darwinism

The number is highly debatable, but it turns out that, Facebook aside, the average person has about 150 friends....

Social Darwinism
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