Theresa Fisher
Theresa Fisher

Theresa writes for ScienceMic. A Brooklyn-based journalist, she likes to write about health, human and animal behavior, and justice. Her work has appeared on Salon.com, JJIE, and The Atlantic.com.

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Feb. 27, 2015

What You Should Know Before Using a Standing Desk

Can a standing desk really solve all your health problems?

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Feb. 25, 2015

The Psychological Case for Talking in the Third Person

LeBron might be onto something big.
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Feb. 18, 2015

9 Everyday Situations Way Filthier Than The Subway

Just hold the pole.
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Feb. 17, 2015
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Feb. 12, 2015

Science Shows Your Dog Knows More About You Than You Thought

And possibly better than your best friend does
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Feb. 11, 2015

This 'Silent Epidemic' Affects 1 in 5 Americans — and One Scientist May Have the Solution

So why aren't more researchers on board?

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Feb. 5, 2015
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Feb. 1, 2015
Jan. 22, 2015

How to Make Your Date Think You're Hilarious, According to Science

Being a riot ain't easy, but it is possible.
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Jan. 20, 2015

Science Finally Explains Why Some People Talk So Much Faster Than Everybody Else

For everyone who's every been told: You talk really fast.
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Jan. 15, 2015

The Surprising Way Scientists Want to Save Shelter Pets

There is such a thing as too many dogs.

Jan. 13, 2015

The Untold Cost of Discrimination We're Passing on to Our Kids

Let's not get it from our mommas.
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Jan. 12, 2015
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Jan. 8, 2015

Science Has Discovered the Greatest Therapist of All

And he's such a good boy!
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Jan. 7, 2015

Here's How to Outsmart the Gym During the Busiest Time of the Year

Using the most of your brain to get the most of your brawn.

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Dec. 30, 2014

Why Hangovers May Actually Be One of Science's Biggest Mysteries

Pass the Advil and turn down the sun.
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Dec. 29, 2014

Here's What Everyone Gets Wrong About Pit Bulls

They're the most misunderstood dog.
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Dec. 24, 2014

Studies Show That People Who Doodle Have an Advantage Over the Rest of Us

Your scribbles are actually helping you in big ways.
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Dec. 23, 2014