Karla Starr

Karla Starr is working on a book about the science of luck and chance. She can be found on Twitter at @karlastarr.

Medical Examiner
Nov. 5 2012 6:35 PMWill Sandy Bring a Baby Boom or Baby Bust?How disasters change marriage, divorce, and birth rates.
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July 30 2012 6:00 PMDid Gymnast Jordyn Wieber Perform Too Soon?In Olympic scoring, the last shall be first.
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Oct. 12 2012 11:00 AMThe Irrational Allure of the Next Big ThingWhy we value potential over achievement.
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