Storytelling in Science

By: Raeya Maswood I remember the day I went to Borders with my parents in high school and got “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.” It was my first introduction to the world of neurology and cognitive neuroscience. So when I found out that I was scheduled to volunteer for the World Science Festival‘s…

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Science Narratives #2: Alex Daniel Velez

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning 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. Alex Daniel Velez…

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Science Narratives #1: Marianna Lamnina

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning 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. Marianna Lamnina is…

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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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