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Comment author: Andrew-Psyches 31 December 2011 12:18:17AM 6 points [-]


I'm Andrew, a 41 year old actuary, living in Chicago (and Sao Paulo in the summers). I came to rationality under the influence of Ayn Rand and the writing of Richard Dawkins but actually found the site after being sent a link by my sister. I am not a computer programmer at all, but read extensively on subjects like behavioral psychology, physics, genetics, evolution, and anything interesting related to real science. I am trying to apply the lessons from behavioral psychology and many other fields (including game theory, space design, use of incentives and others) to the problem of getting people healthy. In that sense, I describe myself as a wellness actuary.

I'm an atheist and I'm looking forward to learning more by reading the posts on this blog and getting to know the interesting minds that seem to populate this community.