Helen Thomson is a freelance writer and consultant with New Scientist. She has also written for the Guardian, New York Times, Nature and the BBC, and has won various awards for her journalism. Her book, Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains was a Times Book of the Year in 2018.
Helen has a BSc in Neuroscience and an MSc in Science Communication. She lives in London.