A full-time daily newspaper reporter for twenty years before becoming an author, and an expert blogger on the senses for Psychology Today for a decade.
Maureen Seaberg was a full-time daily newspaper reporter for twenty years before becoming an author, and an expert blogger on the senses for Psychology Today for a decade.
She is the author of newly released book, Fearfullly and Wonderfully made: The Astonishing New Science of the Senses. She is coauthor of Struck by Genius: How a Bran Injury Made me a Mathematical Marvel with savant Jason Padgett, now optioned for film. She has written for the New York Times, National Geographic, ESPN the magazine, Vogue, Glamour, Psychology Today, the Daily Beast and many other venues. She has several forms of synesthesia, including the profound empathy of mirror touch and in 2013 tested positive for the genetic basis for functional tetrachromacy, or the presence of a fourth cone class for color perception in her eyes. Vogue calls her the “Girl With Kaleidoscope Eyes”. She has been featured in the New Yorker, New York Magazine, NPR, Allure, French Vogue, Teen Vogue, Glamour, Elle, Cosmopolitan, NYLON, Refinery29, Women’s Wear Daily, TEDWeekends and many other publications. She holds a B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Penn State University.