Hannah Seo

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Hannah Seo is a freelance science journalist, podcast writer, and essayist based in Brooklyn. Her journalism can be found in Scientific American, WIRED, and The Walrus, among others. She also writes poetry on the side and has been published in both print and online in places like Barzakh Magazine, The New Limestone Review, and Open Minds Quarterly.


Cover Photo: illustration of a person in profile, with part of their head and neck formed by a collage of snapshots, graphs, letters, clippings, etc. that represent different memories
Does Making Predictions Impede the Formation of Memories?

When your brain is presented with a scenario, it makes a decision: Does it file this moment away as a unique event, or slot the information into an existing pattern?

Sep 22, 2021