I love observing things in the rain. The different ways people choose to escape. I’ve always wanted a jeep. Sitting back & observing Is also a way of taking part. It’s relaxing. There’s no pressure. Just your senses And the world around you. (Reductionism) Break everything down to atoms (Spirituality) Then piece it back together […]
Sadly, catchy headlines like the above are too easily unquestioningly accepted by the lay audience. Add in a “studies show” or “scientists say” and of course it must be true! Here, I will outline two common neuroscience related myths that have consistently perpetuated in popular culture, and why there are more consequences than simply irking […]
I just stumbled across a document created in April 2013 entited ‘my happy list’. So here is what made a 20-year-old biologist-in-training happy: – rolling around in bed on mornings when i don’t have anything to do – a hot shower after a long day – freshly washed sheets – writing when i feel i […]
Writer’s note: This was written in February 2013, in an attempt to land a summer internship at The Economist. I failed to get this internship, and ended up at a different one in Stockholm (the best city ever), so, you know, suck it. Extraordinary talent is easily recognisable. Talented writers are published, talented musicians join […]
“Black & white don’t go together” Kids struggling with the idea of morality Right & wrong Isn’t always black & white.