Caitlin Aamodt is a Ph.D. Candidate in Neuroscience at UCLA, where she is developing a novel neuroepigenetic therapeutic to treat learned vocal communication deficits using the zebra finch model system in the lab of Stephanie White. Her research interests broadly include behavioral epigenetics, cognitive evolution, and neuropharmacology. In addition to Knowing Neurons her science writing has appeared on the blogs Speaking of Research and What is Epigenetics? In her spare time Caitlin enjoys electronic music, growing plants, practicing yoga, and writing science fiction. She can be found online at caitlinaamodt.wordpress.com.