David Robson

David Robson is an award-winning science writer specialising in the extremes of the human brain, body and behaviour. A graduate of the University of Cambridge, he worked as a feature editor at New Scientist and as a senior journalist at BBC Future. His freelance writing has also appeared in the Observer, the Atlantic, Men’s HealthAeon, and the Psychologist. David’s first book was The Intelligence Trap, published in 2019, and his second is The Expectation Effect, published in January 2022. In 2021, he won awards from the Association of British Science Writers and the Medical Journalists’ Association for his writing on psychological factors influencing the Covid pandemic.