Jordan Gaines Lewis is a science writer and PhD candidate in neuroscience at Penn State College of Medicine. Her award-winning writing has been featured in Scientific American, NBC, The Washington Post, and The Guardian, among others. She is also the Editor-in-Chief for ScienceSeeker.
Her dissertation research focuses on risk factors for obesity and metabolic syndrome in adolescents, and how these risk factors might be predicted by sleep quality in childhood.
Jordan was included on Pacific Standard Magazine's inaugural list of "30 Top Thinkers Under 30" and Business Insider's "22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter." She also spoke at TED@NYC in July on why we perceive time flying faster as we age.
A Maryland native, Jordan currently lives in central Pennsylvania with her husband and their kitten, Yoshi.