Author - Emily Glaser

A letter from our outgoing Managing Editor

Science for the People has work to do in standing to end racism, and that starts with our internal organizing. I want to highlight some of our successes as well as ways we can do better, particularly in including the voices of our Black...

Psychology and Neuroscience Beyond the Binary

Biological essentialism and reductionism have plagued how we scientists do science, and how society looks at the science we do, for a very long time. Biological essentialism refers to the idea that who we are is purely innate, a hardwired...

How I Became an Occasional Cartographer

Growing up, there was a globe on my family’s living room table. My brother and I would play “vacation,” spinning the globe and dragging our fingers along the rotating lines of latitude. Wherever our fingers pointed when the globe stopped...

Pubs, Bathtubs, and Labcoats

Where did the 1970s radical science movement begin? Some may say it started in a grand conference hall, where Nobel Prize winner Maurice Wilkins declared that science was in a state of crisis.

The Lucas Plan – An Idea Whose Time has Come?

Although often not associated with the radical science movement, the Alternative Corporate Plan produced by workers at Lucas Aerospace in the UK in the 1970s was, one of radical science’s outstanding achievements. And, like Science for the...