Sarah Hillenbrand is a Lecturer in the Thinking Matters Program. She received her B.A. in Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Spanish Area Studies from Kenyon College. She then worked at the National Institute of Mental Health on an Intramural Research Training Award for two years, studying human decision-making in the brain using brain scanning technologies. She earned her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of California - Berkeley. There, she conducted research on brain- and behavior-based measures of human motor learning. She also worked as a Graduate Student Instructor for a variety of neuroscience courses, wrote for the Berkeley Science Review, and participated in science outreach events around the Bay Area. She currently writes about science at sarahhillenbrand.com and elsewhere. Through teaching, writing, and outreach, Sarah works to make science accessible to curious minds everywhere.
Lecturer, Stanford Introductory Studies - Thinking Matters
- How Does Your Brain Work?
THINK 15 (Win)
- Learning, Motivation & Addiction
SOMGEN 120Q (Aut)
- Reading the Body: How Medicine and Culture Define the Self
THINK 48 (Spr)
- Stories Everywhere
THINK 49 (Aut)
- Writing & Rhetoric 1: Bench to Byline: The Life of Scientific Facts
PWR 1SHA (Spr)
- Prior Year Courses