Author: Jesse Bering

Jesse Bering is a research psychologist and Director of the Centre for Science Communication at the University of Otago. An award-winning science writer specialising in human behaviour, he has enjoyed international success with his books, including The Belief InstinctWhy Is the Penis Shaped Like That?Suicidal and Perv, a taboo-breaking work that received widespread critical acclaim and was named as a New York Times Editor’s Choice. All of his books have been translated into many different languages. As a practising science communicator, Jesse has written extensively for Scientific AmericanPlayboyThe New York Times and others, and his work has also been featured in numerous documentaries, TV shows, and radio programmes. 

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