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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, and she's discussed her work at TEDxYouth, Talks@Google, The 92nd Street Y, Harvard Public Health Forum, Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM), the AfrikaBurn festival and on MSNBC, The TODAY Show, NPR's Innovation Hub and other national media.

With psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, she is the co-author of Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind (Penguin, 2015). The book has been translated into 10 foreign languages and earned critical acclaim from 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 working on her second book, to be published by Penguin Random House in 2018.