Author Archive: Nishi Jain

Learning Classified: The Physical Manifestation of Explicit and Implicit Learning

Learning Classified: The Physical Manifestation of Explicit and Implicit Learning

Learning Classified: The Physical Manifestation of Explicit and Implicit Learning By Nishi Jain ’21 Learning is something of a bilateral endeavor: it is composed explicit and implicit learning and memory. Explicit learning is the learning that you are consciously aware of—when you can articulate what you are learning because you […]

 
 

Modeled Brain Performance: The Development of Mini Brain Organoids

Modeled Brain Performance: The Development of Mini Brain Organoids

Modeled Brain Performance: The Development of Mini Brain Organoids By Nishi Jain ’21 At the University of California Los Angeles, researched have further enhanced a method of studying complex neurological disorders—the creation of simplified human brain tissue derived from stem cells, or “mini brain organoids.” These mini brain organoids, due […]

 
 

Young Girls Nearly 3 Times More Likely to Suffer from Depression Than Boys

Young Girls Nearly 3 Times More Likely to Suffer from Depression Than Boys

Young Girls Nearly 3 Times More Likely to Suffer from Depression Than Boys By Nishi Jain ’21 As scientists in the twenty-first century have pushed the previously rigid boundaries of medicine, policy implementation has been reflective of the discoveries that have changed the face of clinical science. One of the […]

 
 

The Sense of Feeling Restored

The Sense of Feeling Restored

The Sense of Feeling Restored   Sam Neff ’21 / Biological Sciences, News, Winter 2018 / January 21, 2018 A recent bout of stem cell research has yielded a significant achievement: the generation of certain interneurons, ones that are involved in producing the sense of touch, from human embryonic stem […]

 
 

A High-Salt Diet Causes Dementia in Mice

Figure 1: Mice on high-salt diets developed dementia and reduced blood flow to the brain. (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)

A High-Salt Diet Causes Dementia in Mice   Sanjena Venkatesh ‘21 A new study from the Cornell Weill Medical School has found a striking correlation between high-salt diets and dementia in mice. For years, scientists have investigated various potential causes of dementia, such as high-salt diets. In humans, though, the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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