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Cara Santa Maria

Science Journalist

Cara Santa Maria has dedicated her life to improving science literacy by communicating scientific principles across media platforms. A North Texas native, she currently lives in Los Angeles. Prior to moving to the west coast, Santa Maria taught biology and psychology courses to university undergraduates and high school students in Texas and New York. Her published research has spanned various topics, including clinical psychological assessment, the neuropsychology of blindness, neuronal cell culture techniques, and computational neurophysiology.

Santa Maria previously worked as the senior science correspondent for The Huffington Post, where she wrote, produced, and hosted a weekly video series called Talk Nerdy To Me. She also co-stars in Hacking The Planet and The Truth About Twisters on The Weather Channel.

Past Programs Featuring Cara Santa Maria