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Neurodivergent author Camilla Pang’s Explaining Humans wins Royal Society prize – The Guardian

The youngest ever winner of the prestigious award used science to compile a ‘manual for humans’

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Dr Camilla Pang, whose debut uses science to explore the complexities of human behaviour through the prism of her autism spectrum disorder, has won the prestigious Royal Society science book prize.
At 28, the post-doctoral scientist is both the youngest writer ever to win the £25,000 prize, and the first writer of colour. She beat former winners Bill Bryson and Gaia Vince to take the award for Explaining Humans, which chair of judges Professor Anne Osbourn called an intelligent and charming investigation…

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