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Vanessa Vieites


Florida International University

I am a doctoral candidate in psychology at Florida International University considering a transition from science to science writing. I study sex and individual differences in young children’s spatial experiences, spatial learning and memory skills, and their underlying neurobiology.

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Yes, you can put a price on nature. Doing so could stop environmental destruction

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Gretchen C. Daily won the "Nobel Prize for the Environment" for her work on natural capital

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Instead of climbing into an MRI machine, a new test asks children to just blink

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We can now bypass MRIs and instead use trace eyeblink conditioning to measure brain function

Not surprisingly, science still has a huge racism and sexism problem

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All STEM fields have this problem, with physics having particularly large gaps