Temma Ehrenfeld

Temma Ehrenfeld

I'm a writer and ghost-writer.

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

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The weekly standard article
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Mind the Gap|

Philosophers at the intersection of brain and spirit.

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Character Counts

Choose trustworthy friends.

Elephantjeep article
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Agony and Ivory

Following elephants to victory in Burma.

Franklloydwright article
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Unbeautiful Minds

Famous people have achieved despite horrific ailments.

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Want To Add Two Years To Your Life? Read a Novel

Epidemiologists can help you justify sitting around with a book.

Family article
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Fathers and Sons

"Special" children teach us.

Nest article
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Natural Design

Nests as architecture.

Bug article
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Once and Future Kings

Bugs rule the planet.

Bee article
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Honey Trap

Big cities are better for bees than farmland.

Dreaming article
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Perchance to Dream

One third of a lifetime in a twilight of the mind.

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Doing Harm

Alternative "medicine" can be deadly.

Octopus article
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Hello, Suckers

Octopus are like small human children.

Brain article
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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.

Tennyson article
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With Pen in Hand

An elegy for handwriting in the digital age.

Pig article
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Hogs in Whole

Humans have yet to meet pigs halfway.