Cara Santa Maria is a Los Angeles Area Emmy and Knight Foundation Award winning journalist, science communicator, television personality, author, and podcaster.
Cara is the science correspondent on National Geographic’s popular television series Brain Games as well as the creator and host of the weekly science podcast Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria. In addition to co-hosting the long-standing Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe podcast, she also coauthored the Skeptics Guide to the Universe book. Cara is the spokesperson for National Geographic’s Almanac 2019 and Almanac 2020, a founding member of the Nerd Brigade, and cofounded the annual science communication retreat #SciCommCamp.
Main expertice: All-or-Nothing Thinking, BEHAVIOR, Beliefs, Biases, Change, Competitive Thinking, Complex Realities, Cultures, Empathy, Environmental Science, Exclusionary Behavior, Extreme Thinking, Family, Fear of the Unknown, Friendships, Gender Roles, Hidden Motives, Ideologies, Independent Thinking, Individuality, Information/Facts, Insincerity, KNOWLEDGE, Leadership, Learning, Learning from Failures, LGBTQ Issues, Logic, Logical Ethics, Lying, Negative Thinking, Opinions, Other People Exist, Power, Quantity vs Quality, Regrets, Relationships, Religious Thinking, Science, Social Skills, Societies, Teachers and Mentors, Technology, The News Media, THINKING, This or That Thinking, Unhealthy Behavior, and What Should Be