Lauren Slater
Lauren Slater is a psychologist and writer. She is the author of Opening Skinner’s Box. She lives in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Written by Lauren Slater

Illustration by Sarah Maycock

Childhood and adolescence
A raccoon of my own

Only a handful of all the animal species on earth can be tamed, but that doesn’t stop a homesick girl of 15 from trying

Lauren Slater