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Carolyn is a Brooklyn-based journalist and author. Currently a senior writer at the Huffington Post, her writing has also appeared in Scientific American, TIME, Harvard Business Review, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, The New Republic, Quartz, Outside Magazine, Yoga Journal and other publications. She's discussed her work at live events including TEDx, Talks@Google, Harvard Public Health Forum and Consciousness Hacking NYC, as well as on national media including MSNBC, The TODAY Show and NPR.

With psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, she recently co-authored Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind (Penguin Random House, 2015). The book was translated into 10 foreign languages and earned praise from publications including Publisher's Weekly, Kirkus Reviews 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 work on her second book, to be published by Penguin Random House in 2018.