Christian Jarrett
Senior Editor, Aeon

Christian Jarrett is a senior editor at Aeon, working on the forthcoming Psyche website that will take a multidisciplinary approach to the age-old question of how to live. A cognitive neuroscientist by training, he has written about psychology and neuroscience for publications across the world, including BBC Future, WIRED, New York Magazine, GQ Italia and The Guardian. He was the founding editor of the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest, presenter of their PsychCrunch podcast, and an awardwinning journalist on The Psychologist magazine. His books include The Rough Guide to Psychology (2011) and Great Myths of the Brain (2014). His next, on personality change, will be published in 2021. 

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My psychosis

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