Book Review: A Close Look At Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’

NOTE: (Exams and college applications have swamped me, but I couldn’t turn down a good read.) Hello, everyone! It’s Tara, and today I’m going to be writing a more personal post that’s slightly different from my typical science and tech-related posts. As the title might suggest, I’m writing a book review. I think it’d be…

The Link Between Autism, Baby Teeth, and Lead Levels

The reason for the development of autism has been speculated for decades, but no discovery has quite exactly pinpointed to a singular answer. Often times, the causes are said to be genetic and environmental factors, which generally lacks specificity, to our dismay. However, a new study funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences…

Insomnia linked to White Matter Abnormalities

Everyone knows that lack of sleep can affect your brain in a negative way. A good night’s sleep is essential to improving memory, learning, and mental health. However, recent studies have discovered that insomnia has been linked to white matter abnormalities. People with insomnia has a different brain structure overall. A team of Chinese researchers…

Introduction Post

Hello, my name is Tara. I’m from Tampa, Florida. I’m also a current 11th grader who has various interests, such as Journalism, Writing, Arts, and Music.  However, the most interesting topic for me is Neurology and the Human Anatomy. I also find the prominent connection between Neurology and Psychology very interesting and hope to pursue…