This blog has been neglected for the entirety of my senior year at Simmons College. With research, courses, applications for graduate schools, and planning for graduation, I just didn’t have time to dedicate to writing and sharing my thoughts the way I had been for almost a year. But after graduation, I felt that familiar… Continue reading Combining My Passions: Ladies and Brains
In the Natick Mall, and other select locations around the United States, there resides a small shop called Marbles: The Brain Store. I have overheard many passersby muttering questioningly, “What on Earth is a ‘brain store’?” and customers showing general confusion regarding its existence. Well, in my humble opinion, a brain store could be the… Continue reading What is a Brain Store?
Making my way through my undergraduate career in neuroscience, I have a clear vision in my mind of what I would like to do once I have earned my degree here at Simmons and my PhD at whichever institution will take me. That vision encircles one thing: research. When I share this with people, most… Continue reading Scientific Research: More Fun Than You’d Think
Too many times in my life I have encountered people who have limited (or no) knowledge about the topics that I am passionate about and find invaluable in daily life, and I’m sure you have too. Everyone has ideas, topics, and philosophies that they would like more people to understand and appreciate. For me, two… Continue reading Resolve to Advocate and Educate in 2015
For neuroscience majors at Simmons College, Philosophy of Mind is a required course. Ever since I became aware of this, I have been apprehensive, since I have always believed philosophy would not be my cup of tea. I can officially say that, halfway through a semester of this course, I have been proven completely wrong.… Continue reading “Plan It For The Apes”
I have always been a crazily avid reader. Recently, my mother went on a tirade, blaming my lack of navigation skills on the fact that my entire life my face has always been shoved in a book (especially during long car rides). But not only do I love to read, I become extremely emotionally invested… Continue reading My Top 3 Favorite Books And Why I’m So Incredibly Emotionally Attached To Them