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Dr. Tedi Asher

Dr. Tedi Asher

Dr. Tedi Asher is Neuroscience Researcher at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass. The position — which marks a first for an art museum — supports PEM’s neuroscience initiative and is made possible through a generous grant from the Barr Foundation. Dr. Asher earned her Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School’s Biological and Biomedical Sciences program and has spent the last 12 years gaining experience in a wide range of fields, including neuroscience and psychology.

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Fish, museums and neuroscience

  I’ve recently found myself a fish out of water, a neuroscientist working in an art museum. Before you run down the avenue of assumption, let me clarify that I …