Sharon Begley, the senior health & science correspondent at Reuters, was the science editor and the science columnist at Newsweek from 2007 to 2011. From 2002 to 2007, she was the science columnist at The Wall Street Journal. She is the co-author (with Richard J. Davidson) of the 2012 book The Emotional Life of Your Brain and the author of the 2007 book Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her writing, including an honorary degree from the University of North Carolina for communicating science to the public, and the Public Understanding of Science Award from the San Francisco Exploratorium.
Bridging science and policy decision-making.