Temma Ehrenfeld

Temma Ehrenfeld

New York, NY
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I'm a writer and ghost-writer.

An award-winning journalist who covers health, relationships, psychology and personal finance. "I would hire her anytime for anything.” Jane Bryant Quinn, Newsweek

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Before the War on Drugs

MUCH OF WHAT WE BELIEVE about Prohibition is wrong.

With Pen in Hand

An elegy for handwriting in the digital age.

Hogs in Whole

Humans have yet to meet pigs halfway.

The Phonespinners

On Fire Island, children text while riding bikes.

Will Robots Inherit the Earth?

Your kids could live forever as robots or with robotic parts.

Gray Matters

Our fascination with the brain seems to come from a longing to make psychology more like a hard science and hence, we assume, more useful.

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5 ‘Signs’ of Lying That Aren’t as Foolproof as You’d Think

Learn to catch fleeting expressions if you want a better chance of detecting lies.

The Endocannabinoid System Comes of Age

We can decriminalize pot and get tougher on alcohol and sugar.

Why Am I Lonely? | Psychology Today

Eleanor Rigby was probably anxious.

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Beyond the religious arguments, what is the philosophical case in the Western tradition against self-slaughter?

The Risks of Lasik Surgery

Don't get vision-correction surgery if you're anywhere near middle age.

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Alcohol Does More Harm than Heroin and Crack

We spend huge sums on fighting a war on illegal drugs and pay little attention to the misuse of a legal one.

Why We Love To See Conspiracies | Psychology Today

People hate randomness. We'd rather see evil.

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I'm Proof You Don't Have to Be Obese or Male to Have Sleep Apnea

Women are underdiagnosed.

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Get More Sleep, Lose Weight

Around the world, overweight people get too little sleep.