Tag Archive for Science

Science Sunday: What is a Scientist? (Scientific Mindset Pt I)

What does it mean to be a scientist? Further, what does it mean to have a “scientific” mindset, without being an actual scientist? In our pop culture view, we recognize the meme of “scientist” to hold a PhD in an area such as chemistry, biology, neurology, physics, astronomy or another natural science. He or she is often wearing a lab coat… Read more →

A “Canta-lobe” is born!

Interesting things happen when professors encourage creativity. I’m taking an online neuroscience class at the moment and in the first week, I’ve learned more neuroanatomy than I ever thought I could know. This week’s assignment is designed for us to display competency in a creative way of our choosing. For me, this is fun territory. After going over and over in my… Read more →

Science Sunday: Sex of Brain Changed in Rat, 10 Mistakes When Interpreting Research, Galaxy-Inspired Easter Eggs

  Drumroll, please! Its time for another edition of Science Sunday! This week, we’re talking about prenatal digit and brain development, Google Maps for the body, along with top mistakes made while reading scientific studies. As important as it is to read studies, it is more important to read them correctly to prevent misunderstanding and the spread of misinformation. And a… Read more →