Dean A. Haycock is a science and medical writer living in New York.
A member of the National Association of Science Writers, he is the author of "Tyrannical Minds, Psychological Profiling, Narcissism and Dictatorship; "Murderous Minds, Exploring the Criminal Psychopathic Brain, Neurological Imaging and the Manifestation of Evil;" "Characters on the Couch, Exploring Psychology Through Literature and Film;" "The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder, 2nd and 3rd editions;" The Everything Health Guide to Schizophrenia" and "Overcoming Complications of LASIK and Other Corrective Eye Surgery (with Ismail A. Shalaby, M.D., Ph.D.),

His clients have included WebMD, CNN.com, Salon, Huffington Post, Annals of Internal Medicine, The Lancet Neurology, Drug Discovery and Development, The American Health Consultants’ biotechnology daily newsletters BioWorld Today and BioWorld International, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Newton’s Apple, Current Biology, BioMedNet, The Gale Encyclopedia of Science; the National Institutes of Health’s Environmental Health Perspectives and NCRR Reporter; The Copley News Service, The American Chemical Society’s Reaction Times; Upstate New Yorker magazine, and other magazines and newspapers. He has consulted for The American Institute for Research in Washington, D.C., and Integrated Strategic Information Services Inc. in California.

He earned a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Brown University and conducted research The Rockefeller University and for Sterling Winthrop/Sanofi Pharmaceutical Company.

His research has been published in the Journal of Neurochemistry, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Brain Research, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and other academic journals.

Other Works

  • Characters on the Couch: Exploring Psychology through Literature and Film

  • Murderous Minds: Exploring the Criminal Psychopathic Brain: Neurological Imaging and the Manifestation of Evil


Awards and Recognition

  • 2015 American Society of Journalists and Authors award in the category of general nonfiction: Honorable Mention, "Murderous Minds: Exploring the Criminal Psychopathic Brain: Neurological Imaging and the Manifestation of Evil"