2013: Making and Breaking Resolutions

Tomorrow, it will be 2013!  And while it may seem that the world around us has not changed, calendars and clocks remind us that it’s time to kick old habits,… Read more

Chords of perception

Your brain is endowed with the fascinating ability to detect saliency in the world.  This means that it works to recognize patterns in the presence of excessive sensory information, which… Read more

"Feeling" music

The chorus of “Gangnam Style” makes us promptly break into a dance!  Adele’s “Someone Like You” brings tears to our eyes.  An electrifying rock concert brings shivers down our spines!… Read more

24-Hour Service: The Circadian Clock

Have you ever woken up minutes before your alarm sounded?  This strange phenomenon isn’t just a bizarre coincidence!  Like most living things, we have an extremely accurate and powerful internal… Read more

Let There Be Light!

When I was an undergraduate student, I was an expert at pulling “all-nighter” study sessions prior to exams and project deadlines.  Once everything was said and done the next day,… Read more
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