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Melissa Mayer

Melissa Mayer

Melissa Mayer has been a science writer and fact-checker for more than 10 years; she was previously a science teacher. She is a regular contributor to the Entomological Society of America’s blog Entomology Today and has also covered science for the Society for Neuroscience and Mental Floss, among others. Melissa has also written a few books, including a pair of middle school readers about the neurobiology of emotion: Why We Worry: The Science of Anxiety and Why We Rage: The Science of Anger.