Amanda Koehn

Amanda Koehn

Bio

Amanda Koehn is a blogger and freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She writes about social science, culture, and the environment.

Amanda Koehn Articles

Are Personality Quizzes Psychological Hogwash?

From Myer-Briggs to Buzzfeed, why do we rely on quizzes to provide a sense of worth?

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Neuroscience Proves What We've Known All Along: Gender Exists On A Spectrum

A new study reveals evidence of a neurological distinction between gender identity and biological sex.

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Study Shows Conservatives Are More Easily Grossed-Out Than Liberals

Political affiliation is rooted in some very strange, and very interesting, neuroscience.

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Get Your Goodbyes In Now: Tropical Fish Are In Hot Water, Face Extinction

By 2050, it could be curtains for 802 species of tropical fish near the equator.

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When Belief Doesn’t Translate To Action: Our Twisted Relationship With Climate Change

Does caring about climate change have anything to do with cutting down emissions? That relationship actually isn't so clear.

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