Author: Sarah Jacoby

Sarah Jacoby recently graduated from Reed College where she studied behavioral neuroscience. She loves Alan Partridge, the Eels, and the limbic system. You can follow her on twitter (@sarah_jacoby) and tumblr (sarah-tonin.tumblr.com).

When an ice pack isn't enough

When an ice pack isn’t enough

Whole body cryotherapy is gaining popularity but not credibility

By Sarah Jacoby | Posted October 5, 2013

What is oral allergy syndrome?

What is oral allergy syndrome?

Actually it’s a lot like “The Fugitive”

By Sarah Jacoby | Posted April 8, 2013

VIDEO: The Gowanus Robot

VIDEO: The Gowanus Robot

Maurizio Porfiri and his students use a robot to monitor the Gowanus canal

By Naveena Sadasivam and Sarah Jacoby | Posted March 5, 2013

Shiny happy neurons

Shiny happy neurons

Researchers look down a different path for new antidepressants

By Sarah Jacoby | Posted January 14, 2013

Getting inside your head

Getting inside your head

How the beauty of brain imaging gives us a peek at what’s really going on in there

By Sarah Jacoby | Posted December 14, 2012

Q&A: Get your spandex out

Q&A: Get your spandex out

Sociologist R. Tyson Smith on empathy among wrestlers

By Sarah Jacoby | Posted November 3, 2012

What is it like to get a skin allergy test?

What is it like to get a skin allergy test?

Spoiler alert: my arm is on fire.

By Sarah Jacoby | Posted October 20, 2012