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Shankar Vedantam is NPR's social science correspondent and the host of Hidden Brain. The focus of his reporting is on human behavior and the social sciences, and how research in those fields can get listeners to think about the news in unusual and interesting ways.
Before joining NPR in 2011, Vedantam spent 10 years as a reporter at The Washington Post. From 2007 to 2009, he was also a columnist, and wrote the Department of Human Behaviorcolumn for the Post. Vedantam writes an occasional column for Slate called "Hidden Brain."
Throughout his career, Vedantam has been recognized with many journalism honors including awards from the Society... Read More...