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. With psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, she co-authored Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind (Penguin, 2015). The book has been translated into 10 foreign languages and earned glowing reviews from 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."
Carolyn's writing has also appeared in Scientific American, TIME, Harvard Business Review, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, The New Republic, Outside Magazine, Yoga Journal, AlterNet and other publications. She's discussed her work on national media outlets including MSNBC, The TODAY Show, The History Channel, HuffPost Live and NPR, and has spoken at TEDx, Talks@Google, The 92nd Street Y, Harvard Public Health Forum, Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM), AfrikaBurn festival and other live events.
A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, she is currently working on her second book, to be published by Penguin Random House in 2018.