The Great Wide Indoors #565

June 28, 2020

We're all spending a bit more time indoors this summer than we probably figured. But did you ever stop to think about why the places we live and work as designed the way they are? And how they could be designed better? We're talking with Emily Anthes about her new book "The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of how Buildings Shape our Behavior, Health and Happiness".


  • Emily Anthes

Guest Bios

Emily Anthes

Emily Anthes is a science journalist and author. Her new book is called "The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness". She is also the author of "Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts", which was longlisted for the PEN/E.O Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. Emily's work has also appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Wired, Nature, Slate, Businessweek, and elsewhere. Her magazine features have won several awards, including the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award and the NASW Science in Society Journalism Award.

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