This month's deep-dive essay into curiosity: linking it to how we solve problems. Now published on Medium: https://medium.com/@bankoferin/curiosity-in-problem-solving-916d38c833b4
or, Why Does Gratitude Ease Depressive Symptoms or, Gratitude Works but More Research Needed to Know How Published on Medium - https://medium.com/@bankoferin/gratitude-and-depression-b921c920df9c
When we think of our minds and bodies as things to be hacked, we lose a bit of a connection with what it means to be human. Because, really, what we’re trying to do is hack out the suffering. Hack out what makes something hard.
Feature news story, "Outside Lands Generates Millions for SF," published in the October, 2019 print version of the Sunset Beacon. https://sfrichmondreview.com/2019/10/05/outside-lands-generates-millions-for-city-gg-park/
Feature story, "The Wild West of San Francisco," published online for the Sunset Beacon newspaper, 08/10/2019, and in the September 2019 print version. https://sfrichmondreview.com/2019/08/10/the-wild-west-of-san-francisco-a-look-at-the-outer-noriega-neighborhood/
My recent blog post about my time in the Dolomites was featured in the Runcation Travel August 8, 2019 newsletter! https://us18.campaign-archive.com/?u=96fb153d25e02ac9e698dbb8b&id=b2e7da7435
Originally published as a Letter to the Editor to the Northfield News, September 18, 2018 To the editor: I was on the Northfield Gymnastics Team starting in 1990, and on the high school team from 1994–99. I knew the club was special at the time (I wrote my college application essay about being a gymnast),… Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Northfield News
Originally published on Medium Why don’t talks start with the punchline? Or at least, with what is the problem? In lay terms, really, even if your audience is all scientists. I want to know why I should care before devoting attention span. Also, brag a bit. Your findings are the first time this has been… Continue reading Thoughts I Have During a Science Talk