Sharon Begley

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Sharon Begley is an American journalist. She wrote a science column for Newsweek. Begley also contributed to The Daily Beast[1]

Biography[edit]

Begley graduated from Yale University in 1977 [2] and then began working at Newsweek, where she has spent most of her career. From 2002 to 2007, she wrote the "Science Journal" column in the Wall Street Journal. [3] In 2007, Begley's Newsweek cover-story on climate change focused on what she called the "denial machine." Her article received widespread, "sometimes-furious" criticism. [4] She is the author of Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves, as well as the co-author of The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force, along with psychiatrist Jeffrey M. Schwartz.

Publications[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Sharon Begley, Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves, New York: Ballantine Books, 2007. ISBN 978-0-345-47989-1.
  • Jeffrey Schwartz and Sharon Begley, The mind and the brain: Neuroplasticity and the power of mental force, New York: Regan Books, 2002. ISBN 0-06-039355-6.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Speaker Biographies A to L: The Aspen Institute". Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Gellman, Lindsay (20 January 2010). "Science Publications Suffer". Yale Daily News. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Sharon Begley-Newsweek". Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  4. ^ Gellman, Lindsay (1 October 2007). "Newsweek's Hoax Cover Story Raises Ire of Deniers and also Criticism from Within". The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 

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