Sara Goudarzi

Sara Goudarzi is a Brooklyn writer and poet. She holds an M.A. from New York University, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, and an M.S. from Rutgers University. Sara teaches writing at NYU and is at work on a first novel.

The Teenage Brain Undergoes Massive Changes That We Are Just Starting – And Need – To Understand

Last month, 22-year-old Kalief Browder committed suicide at his home in the Bronx. At age 16, after being...

The Neuroscience Of Nostalgia

About a decade ago, Howard Eichenbaum stepped into a cramped office-building elevator. More people piled...

Do You Suffer From Imposter Syndrome?

Do you feel like a fraud, secretly worrying that you're not as capable or smart as people perceive you...

The Amazing Spider Brain: A Great Mystery In A Tiny Head

The spider may be itsy bitsy but its brain is nothing short of amazing. With just a poppy-seed-sized...

Scientists Retrain The Brain To Make Up For The Damage Of A Stroke

Stroke patients can train the healthy part of their brain to perform some functions of the damaged regions...

Music Training Is The Cross-Fit For Your Brain

When a pianist sits down on the bench, she doesn't give a second thought to everything she's about to...