Amit Katwala is a senior writer at WIRED with a focus on longform features, science and culture. His work has appeared in The Times, the Guardian, FourFourTwo and Sport magazine, for which he interviewed some of the world’s most iconic athletes.
He graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Experimental Psychology and is the author of two books: a WIRED guide to quantum computing, as well as “The Athletic Brain”, which is about the rise of neuroscience in sport and weaves together cutting-edge science and interviews with elite athletes.
Katwala has appeared on the BBC, CNN, Sky Sports and BT Sport and has spoken at the SXSW conference and other events.
His upcoming third book, “Tremors in The Blood”, blends true crime stories with the birth of the lie detector.