Writer, San Francisco Bay Area
Emily Willingham is an American writer. She is the author of Phallacy: Life Lessons from the Animal Penis (2020) and The Tailored Brain: From Ketamine, to Keto, to Companionship, A User’s Guide to Feeling Better and Thinking Smarter (2021). She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Technology and the self
Help! Brain overload
As tasks mount up, our brain’s ability to juggle goes down. Neuroergonomic tactics can relieve the cognitive burden
The penis: a life
Boned, spined, spiked, corkscrewed or double-headed: why did so much variety arise when a simple tube would do?
The right to know, or not know, the data from medical research
Gender and identity
The non-binary brain
Misogynists are fascinated by the idea that human brains are biologically male or female. But they’ve got the science wrong