Matthew Hutson

Matthew Hutson is a science journalist in New York City. He has a BS in cognitive neuroscience from Brown University, an MS in science writing from MIT, and more than 30 years of studying human behavior for zero course credit. From 2006-2010 he was the News Editor at Psychology Today, where his catch phrase during editorial meetings was "This one time at Burning Man..." Matt is the author of The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking (Penguin/Hudson Street 2012). His personal sites are and

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