Benedict Carey

Award-winning science writer for The New York Times.

Benedict Carey is a former science reporter for The Times. He was also a health and medical writer for The Los Angeles Times, a freelance journalist and a staff writer for Health magazine.

He has written three books: “How We Learn” (2014), about the cognitive science of learning, and “Poison Most Vial” (2011) and “Island of the Unknowns” (2009), science mysteries for middle schoolers.