About Us

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We are always looking to feature scientists & their  work. If you are interested, please use our submission tool to submit your contribution. The content will be available on our website & social media pages.

The contributions can be in the form of posts, articles, videos, or sciart explaining a scientific concept. It can be an experiment that you have conducted or a topic that you are passionate about.

The audience for The Addictive Brain are mostly non-scientists and students, so we would appreciate if you write in a simple, layman language and avoid scientific jargons.

There is no strict deadline for submission, but the sooner the better. This will help us schedule the posts. Please submit your bio and contribution together. 

We look forward to having you on board. Together we can, and we will make science fun and expressive.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: Why is the page called the addictive brain when you are open to other fields?

Our founding team member, Dr. Chinmaya Sadangi, is a Neuroscientist and loves anything to do with the brain. He came up with this name after reading a book of the same name, and we instantly locked it down because we felt that it represents the entire science community. With the title 'The Addictive Brain,' we wanted to imply that every scientist's brain is addicted to constant learning and thinking. And that's why it sounded so apt.

 

Question: How much does it cost to be a part of The Addictive Brain, and what is the cost for submission?

The Addictive Brain is an open-source platform. Therefore there is no cost associated with submission or being featured on our pages. However, we appreciate donations. If you are interested in donating to The Addictive Brain, please follow this link.

 

Question: Is The Addictive Brain a non-profit?

We are in the process of registering. The Addictive Brain is a non-profit. We have submitted our request to the government bodies, but due to COVID-19, the processing time has significantly increased. 

Question: Does my contribution have to be neuroscience/brain related?

No, your contribution can be related to any STEMM field. We encourage everyone from STEMM  science to participate, and we aim to spread awareness about science in general.

Question: I see that your page only features scientists; I'm a bachelor's/master's student. Can I participate?

Yes, we encourage undergrads and master students to contribute and share their experiences.

Question: I don't feel confident in participating; what should I do?

You don't have to worry about being very scientific. Just explain the work that you do in simple terms. We have a team of editors who can help you edit your content. 

Question: Can you feature me?

Yes, we also do features. But we highly recommend contributing to our page by sharing about your work, explaining a scientific technique that you use, or your experience in STEM.

Question: I submitted my bio and contribution a while ago, I still can't see it on your page.

Please be aware that it might take some time after your submission to get featured. We try to post at the peak hours where your contribution and your bio would get maximum visibility. Therefore, we only post once a day. However, there are exceptions, sometimes. 

Question: How will I know when my bio and contribution are featured?

We will tag you on the social media channels once we feature you. If you are not on social media, we will message you.

Question: Do you give career advice?

We do it once in a while, depending on our level of experience. However, if we cannot help, we will try to connect you with the right person.