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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Brain scans reveal what dogs really think of us

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Science explains why some people talk so much faster than everybody else

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What You Should Know Before Using a Standing Desk

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The Psychological Case for Talking in the Third Person

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9 Everyday Situations Way Filthier Than The Subway

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Here's What Salad Looks Like Across America

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Science Shows Your Dog Knows More About You Than You Thought

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

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Why the U.S. Mental Health Care System Needs More Places for People to Just Chill Out

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There's an Organ Donor Crisis in America — and One Man's Struggle to Survive Reveals Why

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

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The Surprising Way Scientists Want to Save Shelter Pets

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

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Science Has Fucking Amazing News for People Who Curse

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Doctors Have Discovered the Simplest Way to Quit Drinking — By Doing Drugs

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Science Has Discovered Your Dog Could Be the Greatest Therapist of All

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

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

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Here's What Everyone Gets Wrong About Pit Bulls

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