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Finals week: How stress works in the body

By | Apr 30, 2019

But why does a mental state result in long-lasting physical symptoms?

The five senses: How neurons work throughout the body

By | Apr 16, 2019

I can see the beauty of a sunset, hear the slow rumble of thunder, smell and taste the aroma of coffee and feel the softness of a blanket.

The petri dish effect: Catching illnesses at college

By | Apr 2, 2019

College is stressful enough as it is. To be a good neighbor, my advice is to stay up to date with your vaccinations and wash your hands — often.

Does multitasking work?

By | Mar 18, 2019

All in all, if you find the need to multitask while studying or in class, try music or doodles rather than texting or scrolling.

How time zones affect traveling

By | Feb 27, 2019

When you travel quickly across time zones by airplane, although theoretically teleportation would also fit the bill, your circadian rhythms are synced to your original time zone and haven’t adjusted.

Alcohol’s effects on the brain

By | Feb 12, 2019

No matter what your tolerance may be, long-term alcohol abuse can impact anyone.

Slow and steady wins the race with black ice

By | Jan 29, 2019

And what do you do if you encounter black ice, or ice of any kind, when driving? The most important thing to remember is to drive cautiously and to not panic.

Sleep and why it is important

By | Dec 3, 2018

Many people ignore these nudges toward rest, and whether its due to work constraints or the release of your favorite show, it can still lead to sleep deprivation.

Does cramming work?

By The Ithacan | Nov 12, 2018

Overall, the best way to study for an exam is to work with the information in multiple sessions to create more bridges and links in your mind.

The psychology of procrastination

By | Oct 29, 2018

In honor of the ever-growing list of homework and tasks I need to get done, I thought I’d step into the realm of psychology to discuss procrastination.

The different effects of coffee

By | Oct 7, 2018

Just because coffee helps me focus and helps my friend wake up doesn’t mean that it will do the same for you.

Can your heart skip a beat?

By | Sep 25, 2018

It got me thinking about heart anatomy and what it means to say that your heart skipped a beat.