David DiSalvo


David DiSalvo is a science writer and public education specialist who writes about the intersection of science, health and culture.

His work has appeared in Scientific American Mind, Psychology Today, Forbes, TIMEThe Wall Street Journal, Chicago TribuneMental Floss, SlateSalonEsquire and other publications, and he is the writer behind the widely read blogs, Neuropsyched, Neuronarrative and The Daily Brain. He is frequently interviewed about science and technology topics, including appearances on NBC Nightly News, National Public Radio and CNN. 

David has served as a consulting research analyst and communications specialist for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and several public and private organizations in the U.S. and abroad. His public health and awareness campaigns have won multiple awards for creative design and strategic execution.  

His first non-fiction book, What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite, has been published in 15 languages and is available worldwide. He’s also written two other books: Brain Changer: How Harnessing Your Brain’s Power to Adapt Can Change Your Life, and The Brain in Your Kitchen, available at all major booksellers.