Maren Urner is a neuroscientist and professor of media psychology at the HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft in Cologne. She studied cognitive and neuroscience, among others at McGill University in Montreal, and received her PhD from University College London. In 2016, she co-founded the first advertising-free online magazine „Perspective Daily“ for Constructive Journalism. She led the editorial team as editor-in-chief until March 2019 and served as managing editor. Her two books „Schluss mit dem täglichen Weltuntergang“ (Droemer 2019) and „Raus aus der ewigen Dauerkrise“ (Droemer 2021) are SPIEGEL bestsellers.
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