Alice G. Walton, PhD
THE MEDITATION SOLUTION: The Science of How an Ancient Practice Can Change Your Brain, Treat Ailments without Drugs, and Improve Your Everyday Life (forthcoming from Center Street)

Alice G. Walton, PhD, is a health and science writer who specializes in neuroscience and behavior. She authors the blog “Spread the Health” at She is also a contributor to, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business magazine Capital Ideas, and previously’s health channel. She is a graduate of Vassar (double major in biopsychology and English literature) and earned her doctorate in psychology from City University of New York Graduate Center. She was a recipient of an NIH fellowship through the Center for the Study of Gene Structure and Function, Hunter College.