Tag Archives: Testimony

Atul Gawande's company looking to try new products on employees, trial testimony shows

The trial to stop a former Optum employee from working for the healthcare venture formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, has shed light on what the new enterprise intends to do this year. In Massachusetts District Court, David W. Smith, former Optum vice president of Product/Corporate Strategy, said the new company isn’t looking… Read More »

‘Indelible in the Hippocampus Is the Laughter.’ The Science Behind Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony

Christine Blasey Ford drew heavily on her psychology background while giving an emotional testimony about her alleged sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, discussing everything from brain chemistry to risk factors for anxiety. Ford, a professor of psychology at Stanford University and Palo Alto University, used her scientific expertise to answer questions from… Read More »