Exploring the pros and cons behind psychiatric treatments in addition to the development of the wirelessly charged brain implant to treat the same.
The effects of eating disorders and the power of self-love. By: Divya Venkataraman
Exploring the effects of hindsight bias on students’ and athletes’ success.
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
Bill has had a small chip in his brain for as long as he can remember. Her name is Jeanette, his friend, his only friend. The only person he has ever needed. Her presence is his constant. She is a part of him, to an extent that even he doesn’t understand. By Arnav Rathee The … Continue reading Thank You, Jeanette
How MVHS students are tackling the problem of eating disorders during a pandemic through the creation of a simple journal style app. By: ANgelina Alex Roopa Having to social distance because of the widespread fear of COVID-19 and unable to enjoy the “high school experience,” many of us were discontent with the pandemic and all … Continue reading The Road to Recovery During a Pandemic: Addressing Eating Disorders
The science behind lucid dreaming and its positive impacts on metacognition and mental health. At one point or another, we all have had to make a tough choice. We think, should I rent or buy this house? or should I stay in Cupertino or move to Fremont? More often than not, when we don’t know … Continue reading Give Lucid Dreaming a Try
Can this neurodegenerative disorder can be fixed anytime soon? By Hira Sundar Imagine a world where you can’t trust even yourself — where everything is not as it seems — so you stay hypervigilant to combat the stress that torments your unsleeping mind. Imagine a world, dark and dim, where all you know is that … Continue reading Avoiding Alzheimer’s
By Ramya Chamkeri To Pharrell Williams, his song “Happy” has always been a jumble of reds and yellows and pinks. "[W]ell ... it's not red, it's more like orange,” Pharrell said. “But then it's a little pink, a little rainbow-y, because of the minor chords or whatever." His condition is called synesthesia, which according to Live … Continue reading Why Music Can be Orange and Make You Cry
By Shreya Parjan A bite of magenta, a whiff of chartreuse. Sensory whirlwinds where numbers breathe colors and violin music brushes softly across the ankles. Beyond mere poetic portrayals of commonplace occurrences, such transcendent, seemingly hallucinatory sensory experiences are all too real for individuals with synesthesia. From Ancient Greek syn, “together,” and aisthēsis, “sensation,” synesthesia is a … Continue reading Synesthesia: When Monday Sounds Bitter and Friday Smells Orange