About the Authors

Catherine SalmonDr. Catherine Salmon

Catherine Salmon is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Redlands. Her research interests cover everything from birth order and family dynamics to eating disorders, reproductive suppression, and sexuality. She holds a PhD in psychology and a BSc in biology from McMaster University. Salmon has been featured on Oxygen and the Science Channel, and co-authored (with Don Symons) Warrior Lovers: erotic fiction, evolution, and female sexuality. In addition, she has co-edited a variety of books, including the recent Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Family Psychology and writes a blog on birth order for Psychology Today, called Ape Girl. Born in Canada, she lives in southern California and is involved in animal rescue and rehabilitation. Catherine’s University of Redlands Page

Katrin SchumannKatrin Schumann

For the past ten years, Katrin Schumann has been specializing in collaborative writing, editing and teaching (most recently at a women’s prison).¬†Schumann’s first book,¬†Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too, is for stressed out modern mothers. She has been featured on TODAY, and her work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, and radio nationally and internationally. Granted scholarships to Oxford University and Stanford, Schumann is the recipient of the Kogan Media Award. Before going freelance, she worked behind-the-scenes in television and at NPR stations throughout the U.S. Schumann was born in Germany, grew up in New York and London, and now lives in Massachusetts with her husband and three children. Katrin’s Website