Complacency in the Medical-Industrial Complex

Long gone are the days of scientists only locked up in labs, secluded from everything but their microscopes and calculators. Now, more than ever, scientists find themselves writing reports and grant proposals, managing jobs, sitting on committees, and delivering lectures.Scientists work in issues at the forefront of policy, ethics, law, and other areas of society. … Continue reading Complacency in the Medical-Industrial Complex

Protecting the Privacy of Mental Health Data

Read this article in the Indiana Daily Student here.... When speaking about the rights of an individual to his/her personal information, it's easy to overlook the "personal" nature of mental health data. And, within the rhetoric of mental health, we spend a lot of time expressing the behavior, feelings and thoughts of those who suffer … Continue reading Protecting the Privacy of Mental Health Data

Color of the Song: A Look at Synesthesia

Read this article in the Indiana Daily Student here....On a broader scope, if we associate semantic meanings with what we perceive, then maybe we can understand how our brain reacts to ideas themselves, and, in turn, understand the biological basis of perception. In addition, we perceive meaning and ideas far too complex to be explained … Continue reading Color of the Song: A Look at Synesthesia