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Thomas Lu

Production Assistant, Hidden Brain

Thomas Lu is a production assistant for Hidden Brain. He came to NPR in 2017 as an intern for the TED Radio Hour. Thomas has worked with How I Built This, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, and Pop Culture Happy Hour. Before coming to NPR, he was a production intern for StoryCorps.

Thomas graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in psychology.

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Carrie and Emma Buck in 1924, right before the Buck v. Bell trial, which provided the first court approval of a law allowing forced sterilization in Virginia. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University at Albany, SUNY hide caption

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Yum and Yuck: The Psychology Of What We Eat...And What We Spit Out

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What role does biology play in our politics? More than you might think, according to political scientist John Hibbing. Angela Hsieh hide caption

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Researchers say there's growing evidence that nature has a powerful effect on us, improving both our physical and psychological health. Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Watch Your Mouth

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Hungry, Hungry Hippocampus: Why and How We Eat

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The clicker became a popular tool for dog training in the 1980s. Today, it has also caught on with humans — helping people to become better dancers, fishermen, golfers, and now, surgeons. Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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When Everything Clicks: The Power Of Judgment-Free Learning

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Carrie and Emma Buck in 1924, right before the Buck v. Bell trial, which provided the first court approval of a law allowing forced sterilization in Virginia. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University at Albany, SUNY hide caption

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Emma, Carrie, Vivian: How A Family Became A Test Case For Forced Sterilizations

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