Psychology & Health
Forgetful and prone to distraction, I set out to uncover the cause of my mental mayhem and found a large number of women unwittingly suffering from ADHD. read article


Andrea Cooper is a freelance journalist and essay writer. She brings an engaging voice and sense of story to a wide range of topics. Andrea writes about psychology, social issues, education, health, business, science, true life narratives, and more.

Her credits include Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, Readerís Digest, Parade, National Geographic News, Salon, Saveur, Utne Reader, Entrepreneur, and Details. She has written for many national womenís and parenting magazines, including Elle and Redbook. Her commentaries have aired nationally on NPRís ďAll Things Considered.Ē She also has contributed to speciality publications, including Oxford American, Brain/​Child, and Neurology Now, and to literary journals, such as Puerto del Sol and The Fourth Genre.

Andrea is a two-time winner of the Outstanding Article Award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She has been recognized by The Association of Educational Publishers for a story on the state of school desegregation fifty years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision.