3rd year at the University of California, Berkeley. Class of '17. Currently pursuing a B.A. in psychology and a B.A. in rhetoric. I particularly do research on current issues, stigmatized concepts, and worker productivity.
Sor Juana provides us with a great example of how incorrect rhetorical interpretation can create oppressive, social consequences.READ MORE
We were interested in investigating water characteristics and their effect on biodiversity and algal growth in the South Fork of Strawberry Creek (SFSC).READ MORE
Characters in animation are just a group of lines and vectors. But how is it that they play with our emotions? What about Wall-E or Up that makes us laugh, or cry? It’s personality animation. Simply put, animators manipulate hues, sound, movement, line-work, etc. to give a hero or villain a very distinct personality. AndREAD MORE
In 1985, Patricia Linville published her research on how self-complexity and affect (aka emotions) interact. In other words, how does the understanding of who you are affect your emotional state? The Yale psychologist stumbled upon a particularly interesting phenomenon– it has the ability to transform the way we manage people. Self-complexity is the idea thatREAD MORE