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Stress: A Silent Killer

With finals week quickly approaching, I know that you all must be super stressed out right now. Don’t worry, I’m stressed too as I sit here writing this blog with my chemistry notes scattered around me, hoping the information will just magically transport into my brain. But wait!... just kidding, there’s no neurotechnology that can do that (yet). However, there is neurotechnology to help combat stress, so let’s take a deeper look into exactly how stress affects your brain, and how “mindful wearables” can help detect and lower stress levels. Obviously, stress is detrimental to your health, but did you know that stress can actually alter your brain’s physiology? When you experience stress, the

Black Mirror Analysis: “The Entire History of You"

I have briefly mentioned the show Black Mirror a couple of times throughout my blog posts, but I feel like I’ve never truly expressed just how much I love it. To emphasize, I LOVE Black Mirror (even though their movie “Bandersnatch” disappointed me a little bit but that’s a story for another time). If you have not watched the show yet, I highly recommend it. Okay, I know what you’re thinking, “Is she just going to rave about Black Mirror this entire blog post?” Yes and no. I want to have an in-depth discussion about one episode of Black Mirror and analyze how feasible it is in real life. At this point, you may also be wondering why I’m even talking about this show and how it’s even applicabl

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