Benedict Carey

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Benedict Carey
Born Benedict James Carey
(1960-03-03) March 3, 1960 (age 58)
San Francisco, California, United States
Occupation journalist
Notable credit(s) Los Angeles Times
The New York Times
Spouse(s) Victoria von Biel
Children

Isaac

Flora

Benedict Carey (born 3 March 1960) is an American journalist and reporter on medical and science topics for The New York Times.

Biography[edit]

Carey was born on 3 March 1960 in San Francisco, and graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in mathematics in 1983.[1] In 1985 he enrolled in a one-year journalism program at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and in 1987 joined the staff of San Francisco-based medical science magazine Hippocrates.

From 1997 he worked as a freelance journalist in Los Angeles, before securing a position as the health and fitness writer for the Los Angeles Times. A 2002 article on the health effects of drinking eight glasses of water a day won a University of Missouri Lifestyle Award.

Since 2004 Carey has worked as a science and medical writer for The New York Times.

He is the author of three science/math adventures for middle-schoolers, one called "Island of the Unknowns," "The Unknowns", and "Poison Most Vial" [1]. He has also written a book about learning science titled "How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens."

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Leibach, Julie (2007). "Backgrounder:Benedict Carey". Bullpen, NYU Department of Journalism. Archived from the original on 2007-12-08. Retrieved 2007-10-04. 

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