Cognitive Ties

We’re connected to others by both the social and cognitive ties we have with them. These ties represent not only the social relationship we have with someone through kinship or friendship, but also the exchange of knowledge, thoughts and memories that link us. In ways, a cognitive tie may represent relations tied and connected by shared…

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Evidence-Based: You Don’t Have A Lizard Brain

Evidence-Based is a series where scientists and students in STEM clarify misconceptions and debunk misinformation about topics from their own field of study. In consideration of growing misinformation and questions surrounding fact and fiction, we aim to highlight and deconstruct evidence and research from science, and discuss ways to prevent science misconceptions. You Don’t Have…

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Evidence-Based: Gender Stereotypes in STEM

Evidence-Based is a series where scientists and students in STEM clarify misconceptions and debunk misinformation about topics from their own field of study. In consideration of growing misinformation and questions surrounding fact and fiction, we aim to highlight and deconstruct evidence and research from science, and discuss ways to prevent science misconceptions. Gender Stereotypes in…

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In December 2017, news reports circulated related to the Center for Disease Control, the Trump administration and the avoidance of using certain language in budgetary documents. This included the words diversity, science-based, transgender, fetus, vulnerable, and evidence-based.
Evidence-Based is a series where scientists and students in STEM clarify misconceptions and debunk misinformation about topics from their own field of study. In consideration of growing misinformation and questions surrounding fact and fiction, we aim to highlight and deconstruct evidence and research from science, and discuss ways to prevent science misconceptions.

Science Narratives #11: Lani Jasper

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning more about individuals and their journey in science, this series has the goal of breaking the stereotypes in science and showcasing the diversity in STEM. We hope readers will find connections and inspirations in these stories told. Lani Jasper is…

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Science Narratives #10: Samantha Yammine

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning more about individuals and their journey in science, this series has the goal of breaking the stereotypes in science and showcasing the diversity in STEM. We hope readers will find connections and inspirations in these stories told. Samantha Yammine is…

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Science Narratives #9: Lebaron Agostini

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning more about individuals and their journey in science, this series has the goal of breaking the stereotypes in science and showcasing the diversity in STEM. We hope readers will find connections and inspirations in these stories told. Lebaron Agostini is…

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Science Narratives #8: Daniel Toker

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning more about individuals and their journey in science, this series has the goal of breaking the stereotypes in science and showcasing the diversity in STEM. We hope readers will find connections and inspirations in these stories told. Daniel Toker…

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