Carolyn is a New York-based journalist and author. She's currently a senior writer at the Huffington Post, where she reports on psychology, neuroscience and human behavior. Her writing has also appeared in Scientific American, TIME, Harvard Business Review, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, The New Republic, Outside Magazine, Yoga Journal and other publications. She's discussed her work on national media outlets including MSNBC, The TODAY Show, The History Channel and NPR, and has spoken at live events such as TEDx, Talks@Google, The 92nd Street Y and the Harvard Public Health Forum.
Carolyn is the co-author (with psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman) of Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind. The book, published by Penguin Random House in December 2015, has been translated into nine foreign languages and earned glowing reviews from publications including Publisher's Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal (starred), and The New York Times, which called Wired to Create a "satisfying overview of creativity research that is likely to provide nuggets of wisdom to even the most seasoned creative spirit."
A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, she is currently working on her second book, to be published by Penguin Random House in 2018.