Mayim Bialik on the Surprising Risks of Academia and Stability of Show Biz (People I (Mostly) Admire Ep. 2 Replay)
This new Jeopardy! host is best known for playing neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory, but she has a rich life outside of her acting career too, as a teacher, mother — and a real-life neuroscientist. Steve learns more about this one-time academic and Hollywood non-conformist, who is both very similar to him and also quite his opposite.
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Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:
- Mayim Bialik, award-winning actress; best-selling author; neuroscientist; producer; director; and host of Jeopardy!
- Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown.
- Boying Up: How to Be Brave, Bold and Brilliant, by Mayim Bialik (2018).
- Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular, by Mayim Bialik (2017).