Daniel Barron completed his medical training and Psychiatry residency at Yale University's Neuroscience Research Training Program. He holds a PhD in Human Brain Imaging from the University of Texas and is a regular contributor at Scientific American. He is the author of Reading Our Minds: The Rise of Big-Data Psychiatry, and host of Science et al., a podcast produced by the Yale School of Medicine. He is currently a fellow in Pain Medicine at the University of Washington and lives in Seattle with his wife and son. 

After his fellowship, will become Medical Director of the Interventional Pain Psychiatry Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital and faculty at Harvard Medical School. In this role, he will continue to research the tools described in this book for chronic pain and psychiatric conditions.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing with small plastic trucks and reading Dr. Seuss books. He also enjoys sailing poorly, tinkering and building things. He hopes to again enjoy eating out and live music with friends very soon.

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