Discussing the psychology behind science denialism and its impact on MVHS. To some of us, science is simply a fact, but to others, science is something people can choose whether or not to believe. While the scientific method involves careful experimentation and data analysis, and the process of publication of peer-reviewed journals ensures that scientific … Continue reading The Science Behind Science Denial
A breakdown of NASA’s Artemis plan and the components involved, as well as input as to how students can get involved.
The effects of remote learning on STEM education, the relevance of math and computer science in higher education, and the Monta Vista social climate The pandemic has changed teaching and learning styles alike. Every day, Dr. Sanjeev Bhojraj, Alumni Professor of Asset Management at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School, logs online to teach over four … Continue reading From Classroom to Computer – A Look at Remote (STEM) Education
The effects of eating disorders and the power of self-love. By: Divya Venkataraman
How is chemistry contributing to the fight against climate change?
Explaining political polarization through psychology. On Wednesday, Jan. 6, a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building to overturn his election defeat, clearly displaying America’s deep political divide to the world. Now more than ever, our country is split between red and blue. Instead of focusing on the true quality of government, the focus … Continue reading One Country, Two Colors
Exploring the effects of hindsight bias on students’ and athletes’ success.
When an avid user of VR games finds his console missing, the effects of prolonged periods of time away from reality start to affect his emotional well being and the way he views the world. “Where could it possibly be..” I exclaimed as I turned my room inside out. The set was gone. The ear-deafening … Continue reading Through A Different Lens
In a world where population control is a strictly-monitored necessity, citizens are required to induce their own death prior to the age of 70. He was running out of time. In less than 2 months, he would reach the age of 70. He knew that his package would arrive within the next few days. He … Continue reading 65
The old man had come to collect the body he was owed. The sound of his frame subtly clanking across marble floors was his child’s death knell, simultaneously silent and an all-consuming roar. His child heard, and his child feared. It was not a strong fear, but a small, empty one, as silent and loud … Continue reading Stolen Heart