Education

what do the brains of children tell us about their brains as teens

Mental health- an essential part of children’s overall health- has a complex interactive relationship with their physical health and their ability to succeed in school, at work, and in society. Both physical and mental health affects how we think, feel, and act on the inside and outside. The brains of children consist of different regions that support the cognitive function humans need to survive but...

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Abhishek Mogili is a third-year Biology and Political Science student at Northeastern University who works as a department technician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. With the ongoing COVID-19 situations, the hospitals need as many helping hands as possible. Hence, Mogili does whatever he can to lighten the load. In times when he is not assisting with the transport of patients, Mogili is collecting...

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It may seem like a really irrelevant question to most people but the creator of the first whoopie pie – a twin chocolate pie with cream or frosting in the middle – is one of the most intriguing questions in the northeastern part of United States of America. The honour of being the pie’s birthplace has been competed for by many places, some of them...

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echo

The Internet has expanded the variety and amount of accessible political information. On the positive side, this may create a more pluralistic form of public debate; on the negative side, greater access to information may lead to selective exposure to ideologically supportive channels. The echo chamber effect aroused by this internet occurs online due to a harmonious group of people amalgamating and developing tunnel vision....

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muslim

When there are talks related to radical rules or the extremist mentality, the name of Donald Trump isn’t too far. It doesn’t amaze us now that he has been the spine behind the exec­u­tive order to block all refugees from entering the United States for a minimum period of four months. The order doesn’t restrict itself to just refugees as it also halts immi­gra­tion for...

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Oyinda Oyelaran is a teaching professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the College of Science at Northeastern University. She never expected to be a teacher. Oyelaran was always of the opinion that she would put her love of organic chemistry to use outside of academia. Maybe as a pharmacist or a researcher at a biomedical company. Her views changed completely once she had to...

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Is your brain exam ready

With the semester end exam nearing, studying properly is not the only thing you have to worry about. To keep your brain attentive and working efficiently, a proper, balanced diet is as essential. Christine Clark, dietician at Northeastern Dining Services and University Health and Counselling Services at Northeastern University lists out five foods that will keep your brain ready for exams.   Whole grains are the first...

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With so much happening all around us it has become difficult to stay up to date with the news, especially as a student. From exams to writing papers, and maybe working an after-class job, students today are more preoccupied than ever before. Moreover, today’s news industry is faster than ever, with breaking updates on stories happening nearly every second. It seems that if you stop...

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Gideon

Back in the year 2011, one of Northeastern University’s beloved students received the Gideon Klein Award for the years 2011-2012. Emili Kaufman got the award for her exceptional analysis of the artwork of Felix Nussbaum. He was a surrealist painter of German origin, who was killed in one of the Nazi concentration camps in 1944 at Auschwitz.   It was actually put forth to honour Gideon Klein...

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  We all savvy that education is a long-lasting jewel; after all, it governs a person’s life ahead. It is contemplated as a primary requisite of society since erudition is wealth beyond price that individuals never lose, whatever the circumstances may be. Moreover, the more knowledge gets dispensed, the more it strengthens.   Elementary education is the initial stage of mandatory education that kids acquire in their first...

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