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Science Writer and Columnist


Hi, I’m Eric! Since 2022, I have been a Canadian syndicated science writer and columnist who mainly writes on subjects relating to psychiatry and mental health sciences. My first article on ancient head binding was published in Discover in January of 2022. Since then, my work has graced the covers of magazines worldwide—appearing both online, in print, and in different languages—in New Scientist, Gehirn Und Geist, and Psychology Today, where I write a column called “Young Minds and Crime,” which analyzes crucial topics pertaining to child and adolescent forensic psychiatry. I am also a regular contributor to The Open Notebook’s "Pitch Database" and emphasizes the importance of fueling fellow writers In July 2022, I was featured as a guest on Audacy's Channel Q podcast, "Let's Go There," with Ryan Mitchell and Shira Lazar.

Office: +1 (905) 550-6537

Twitter: @ericjtaipale



The Open Notebook's "Pitch Database"

Modern Psychiatry

Low Birth Weight Linked to Aggression and Hyperactivity, Study Finds - Aug 29, 2022

Psychology Today

The Crimes Murderers Commit as Children - Sep 20, 2022
Understanding Youths Who Commit Sexually Motivated Homicide - Nov 26, 2022
Why Do Children Set Fires? - Oct 18, 2022

Understanding Girls Who Commit Sexual Offenses - July 6, 2023


Gehirn Und Geist


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