How Science & Maths Helps Us Understand Human Relationships w/ Dr. Camilla Pang (Episode 129) #DataTalk

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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Dr. Camilla Pang about her latest book: Explaining Humans: What Science Can Teach Us About Life, Love and Relationships — where she shares how her powers of neurodiversity (ASD, ADHD, GAD) and PhD in structural, chemical and computational biology helps her better understand the complexity of human psychology and relationships.

This insightful book combines scientific analysis, notebook illustrations and personal anecdotes to explain complex human issues like managing fear, dealing with perfectionism, building more empathy, and connecting with others. Dr. Pang creatively uses mathematics and science to provide a lens to understand human emotions and our complicated human relationships.

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About Dr. Camilla Pang

Dr. Pang earned her PhD in structural, chemical and computational biology from University College London and currently works as a postdoctoral scientist in translational bioinformatics at a pharmaceutical company.

Camilla is also a STEM ambassador and is strongly passionate about the communication of science and its connection with the arts, to the public and in education.

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