Catherine Price

Catherine Price

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Catherine Price is a Philadelphia-based author and science journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in The Best American Science Writing, the New York Times, Popular Science, and O, The Oprah Magazine, among other publications. A graduate of Yale and UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism, her book, How To Break Up With Your Phone, dives into the neuroscience of addiction and gives readers a 30-day plan to command focus and power over their smartphones. Her previous books include Vitamania: How Vitamins Revolutionized the Way We Think About Food and 101 Places Not to See Before You Die.

Price is also a recipient of a Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Reporting, a two-time Société de Chimie Industrielle fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, an ASME nominee, a 2013 resident at the Mesa Refuge, a fellow in both the Food and Medical Evidence Boot Camps at the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT, and winner of the Gobind Behari Lal prize for science writing.