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Senior Science Writer, STAT; Author, Can't Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

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 Sharon Begley Biography

Sharon Begley is the senior science writer at STAT, the life sciences publication of The Boston Globe. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 1977, where she regularly contributed articles to the Yale Scientific Magazine. She has written recurring columns and feature articles in several mainstream publications on a wide variety of scientific topics. Begley is also an author and speaks at universities and gatherings of both professional and community organizations. Her topics include the neuroplasticity of the brain, issues affecting science journalism, education, and other topics she has researched during her career. She has appeared on radio and television to discuss the topics covered in her articles and books.

Before STAT, she was senior health and science correspondent at Reuters, science editor and science columnist at Newsweek, and science columnist at The Wall Street Journal. Begley is the author of Can’t Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions and Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain; she co-authored The Emotional Life of Your Brain. She has received numerous awards for her writing, including an honorary degree from University of North Carolina at Asheville for communicating science to the public and the Public Understanding of Science Award from the San Francisco Exploratorium.

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Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves

Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves

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  • High Anxiety: A New Approach to What Explains Compulsive Behavior

    A few weeks ago, I was trying to complete a crucial report. The day before it was due, I spent the afternoon relabeling hundreds of tracks in my 68,000-song iTunes library. The next morning, I put together a spreadsheet of two dozen USB hubs that included links to each product’s best and worst online reviews. That night, after I’d missed my deadline, I stayed up until 1:30 a.m. creating a...

  • Author Sharon Begley on why we “Can’t. Just. Stop.” being compulsive

    We’ve become a culture that prides itself on excessive behavior. We boast of being “totally OCD” about how we arrange our desks, we humblebrag that we check our social media feeds “addictively.” And in a world of such overload, it’s hard to tell what truly constitutes overdoing it. Science writer Sharon Begley is here to help. In her new book “Can’t. Just. Stop: An Investigation...

  • Experts Say Trump's Deteriorating Speech Could Be Sign of Early Dementia

    It was the kind of utterance that makes professional transcribers question their career choice: " … there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but I can always speak for myself - and the Russians, zero." ...

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Senior Science Writer, STAT; Author, Can't Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

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Sharon Begley Biography

Sharon Begley is the senior science writer at STAT, the life sciences publication of The Boston Globe. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 1977, where she regularly contributed articles to the Yale Scientific Magazine. She has written recurring columns and feature articles in several mainstream publications on a wide variety of scientific topics. Begley is also an author and speaks at universities and gatherings of both professional and community organizations. Her topics include the neuroplasticity of the brain, issues affecting science journalism, education, and other topics she has researched during her career. She has appeared on radio and television to discuss the topics covered in her articles and books.

Before STAT, she was senior health and science correspondent at Reuters, science editor and science columnist at Newsweek, and science columnist at The Wall Street Journal. Begley is the author of Can’t Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions and Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain; she co-authored The Emotional Life of Your Brain. She has received numerous awards for her writing, including an honorary degree from University of North Carolina at Asheville for communicating science to the public and the Public Understanding of Science Award from the San Francisco Exploratorium.

Sharon Begley Videos

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  • How to book Sharon Begley?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sharon Begley for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Sharon Begley, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sharon Begley or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sharon Begley?

    Booking fees for Sharon Begley, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sharon Begley, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sharon Begley?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sharon Begley for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sharon Begley for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sharon Begley or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sharon Begley or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Sharon Begley is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sharon Begley for your event is available upon request. Sharon Begley generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Richard J. Davidson, Bart Knols, Alissa Nutting, Laura Snyder and Jeffrey Kluger. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sharon Begley for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Sharon Begley Speaker Videos

  • Neuroplasticity Changes the Brain, Sharon Begley

Sharon Begley News

  • High Anxiety: A New Approach to What Explains Compulsive Behavior

    A few weeks ago, I was trying to complete a crucial report. The day before it was due, I spent the afternoon relabeling hundreds of tracks in my 68,000-song iTunes library. The next morning, I put together a spreadsheet of two dozen USB hubs that included links to each product’s best and worst online reviews. That night, after I’d missed my deadline, I stayed up until 1:30 a.m. creating a...

  • Author Sharon Begley on why we “Can’t. Just. Stop.” being compulsive

    We’ve become a culture that prides itself on excessive behavior. We boast of being “totally OCD” about how we arrange our desks, we humblebrag that we check our social media feeds “addictively.” And in a world of such overload, it’s hard to tell what truly constitutes overdoing it. Science writer Sharon Begley is here to help. In her new book “Can’t. Just. Stop: An Investigation...

  • Experts Say Trump's Deteriorating Speech Could Be Sign of Early Dementia

    It was the kind of utterance that makes professional transcribers question their career choice: " … there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but I can always speak for myself - and the Russians, zero." ...

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