Maia Szalavitz

Maia Szalavitz is a journalist who covers health, science and public policy. She is co-author, with leading child trauma expert Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., of Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential--and Endangered (William Morrow Paperbacks, 2011). Szalavitz has been published in TIME magazine, The New York Times, Elle, Scientific American Mind, the Washington Post, New Scientist and Psychology Today, among many others.