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The potentials of facial recognition

The potentials of facial recognition

Jessica Li and Jonathan Ye November 2, 2017

Holding the newly introduced iPhone X up to his face, Apple CEO Tim Cook lightly taps the phone screen. In a matter of milliseconds, the phone’s complex camera system projects over thirty thousand invisible...

Discovering the realms of journaling

Discovering the realms of journaling

Srinidhi Seshadri and Aileen Xue September 28, 2017

While the phrase "dear diary" is one of the first things that people associate with journaling, in reality, the hobby encompasses much more. Journaling is about looking beyond events that have occurred...

Sniffing out the hidden truths behind scents

Sniffing out the hidden truths behind scents

Divya Nelakonda and Risa Mori September 28, 2017

Upon entering a cafe, people are immediately hit by the strong scent of brewing coffee, its aroma relaxing their minds and filling them with warm memories. On the other hand, they are repulsed and disgusted...

The effects of multilingualism on the brain

The effects of multilingualism on the brain

Hsin Yen Huang and Michelle Zemlyak September 28, 2017

While there are currently over 6900 languages in the world, the vast majority of the U.S. population is fluent only in English, with the rate of bilingualism rate under 20 percent. Over half of the world’s...

Analyzing the theory of social facilitation

Analyzing the theory of social facilitation

Noela Bae and Srinidhi Seshadri May 25, 2017

Making his way onto the podium, the first candidate for the class president position clears his throat and looks across the room with hundreds of pairs of eyes staring right back at him. He has been preparing...

A deeper look into why friendships fall apart

Meera Balaji and Michelle Lum May 25, 2017

It is the first day of elementary school. A boy and a girl are seated next to each other, and upon first glance, they share a small smile. Almost instantly, the two of them become close friends, exchanging...

The perceptions of beauty at work

The perceptions of beauty at work

Michyla Lin and Patricia Wei April 27, 2017
How beauty bias often affects decisions in the workplace
Origins and effects of diverse moral codes

Origins and effects of diverse moral codes

Jocy He and Jessica Li April 27, 2017

At any given moment, someone may be cheating on a test and feeling guilt for their actions. At the same time, a soldier may be suffering from the psychological repercussions of committing atrocious acts...

Studying the impact of engineered foods

Studying the impact of engineered foods

Noela Bae and Hsinyen Huang April 27, 2017
The pros and cons of using genetically modified organisms
Deconditioning the myths of hypnotherapy

Deconditioning the myths of hypnotherapy

Chloe Lai and Divya Nelakonda April 27, 2017
Changing thoughts through therapy

Spiritual influence in the modern world

Jessica Li and Eshani Mehta March 30, 2017

Whether it develops an individual’s core values or initiates wars, religion has always had an enduring influence on people’s lives. In today’s society, religion represents hope and guidance for some...

A look at the psychology of organization

Mehek Kapur and Jessica Luo March 30, 2017

From the tidiness of a desk to the placement of day-to-day objects, organization is an integral part of many lifestyles, impacting the quality of one’s work and overall performance. Different methods...

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