Barrett, Deirdre

Rose Lincoln, Harvard News Office

Deirdre Barrett, Ph.D. is an evolutionary psychologist at Harvard Medical School’s Behavioral Medicine Program.  Besides Supernatural Stimuli, featured in her Rorotoko interview, she is the author of several other books, including Waistland, The Committee of Sleep, and Trauma and Dreams.  She is Editor in Chief of the journal Dreaming and Past President of both the International Association for the Study of Dreams and The Society for Psychological Hypnosis.

On Rorotoko:

On her book Supernormal Stimuli: How Primal Urges Overran Their Evolutionary Purpose
(Our Cover Feature of July 18, 2010)