Syndicated columnist and author Amy Alkon is an investigative science writer who vets scientific findings across disciplines. She then translates the research to be understandable and meaningful for the ordinary person. For more than 20 years, Alkon has written an award-winning, nationally syndicated science-based column, distributed by Creators syndicate. From 2011 to 2017, Alkon hosted an award-winning science podcast, HumanLab, interviewing luminaries of science. Alkon blogs on applied science for Psychology Today, does behavioral science-based mediation training for the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office, and has given a TED talk on the science of generosity.