Ginger Campbell

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in Seattle, Washington, The United States



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I was born in Seattle, Washington, but I have spent most of my life in Alabama, where I have worked as an emergency pyhysician for almost 20 years. But I am best know for my science-oriented podcasts: Books and Ideas and the Brain Science Podcast.

Are You Sure? The Unconscious Origins of Certainty is based on two of my favorite episodes of the Brain Science Podcast. I hope it will reach people who don't listen to podcasts. If you are one of those people, I want you to know that free transcripts are available for every episode of the Brain Science Podcast and Books and Ideas is available.

I am currently working on longer project with the working title "Advice for Aspiring Scientists." This is based on over 50 interviews I have done with leadin

For those of you who don't regularly listen to one of my podcasts, I need to update you on the unexpected death of my husband Dennis Smith. He died on July 25, 2015 at the age of 68. We had been married 38 years and his death came without warning.

I have been grateful for the support of my friends and listeners.

You can listen to my thoughts about our life together here: http://virginiacampbellmd... Read more of this blog post »
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" I forgot to post last month's episode so I am going to combine both here.

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