Christie Aschwanden

    Christie Aschwanden is author of Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn From the Strange Science of Recovery, and co-host of Emerging Form, a podcast about the creative process. She’s the former lead science writer at FiveThirtyEight and was previously a health columnist for The Washington Post. Her work has appeared in dozens of publications, including Slate, Smithsonian, Popular Science, New Scientist, Discover, Science and She is a frequent contributor to The New York Times. Her Last Word On Nothing post about science denialism at Susan G. Komen for the Cure won the National Association of Science Writers’ 2013 Science in Society Award for Commentary/Opinion, and she was a National Magazine Award finalist in 2011. She has received journalism fellowships from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, the Carter Center and the Santa Fe Institute. Find her on twitter @CragCrest.