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Jennifer Richler

Science Writer, Freelance

Jennifer Richler is a freelance science writer based in Bloomington, Indiana, who holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.

June 2015
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Opinion / Q&A

Questions for Ari Ne’eman: Partnering with participants

by  /  16 June 2015

Autistic adults should be partners in the research process, not just ‘subjects’ in a study, says Ari Ne’eman.

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April 2015
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Opinion

Funding agency revamps strategy for mental health research

by  /  17 April 2015

The National Institute of Mental Health is overhauling its funding strategy to emphasize the translation of advances in genomics and information technology into therapies.

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March 2015
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Opinion

How to build a better scientist

by  /  10 March 2015

Budding scientists need career guidance from faculty mentors, not just technical handholding by graduate students, suggests a comprehensive review.

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February 2015
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Opinion

When researchers share data, everyone wins

by  /  13 February 2015

Imagine a world in which researchers reveal all their clinical trial data, allowing their peers to do their own analyses and confirm the findings. A new report by the Institute of Medicine outlines ways to make this scenario a reality.

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Opinion

Lingering gaps permeate public perception of science

by  /  6 February 2015

When it comes to research, scientists and the public are often at odds. It’s a long-standing problem, but the results of a survey released last week reveal that in particular areas, this opinion gap has grown.

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January 2015
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Opinion

Science’s gender gap tied to beliefs about brilliance

by  /  27 January 2015

The gender gap in science is strongest in fields that most value innate intelligence — perhaps because of mistaken impressions about the differences in innate intelligence between men and women.

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December 2014
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Opinion / Viewpoint

Understanding aggression in autism

by ,  /  5 December 2014

Two new studies explore the link between autism and aggression — a controversial connection that weighs heavily on individuals with the disorder and their families.

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