Speaking at TED@NYC 2014 (Ryan Lash/TED)
Jordan Gaines Lewis, PhD is a neuroscientist and award-winning science communicatorJordan combines her passion for the brain on her blog Gaines, on Brains, which brings the latest neuroscience research to readers — minus all the heavy scientific jargon.

Jordan is currently a sleep disorders researcher at Penn State College of Medicine examining mechanisms underlying the relationship between obesity and sleep apnea. Starting in August 2017, Jordan will be starting as an inaugural William Penn Fellow within the Pennsylvania state government working on public health policy.

Her writing has been featured in Scientific American, The Washington Post, The GuardianNBC, Popular Science, among others, as well as several books

Jordan was included on Pacific Standard Magazine's 30 Top Thinkers Under 30 and Business Insider's 22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter.

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