On How Music Affects Your Brain (and Why Canadians are Awesome)

Music is my #1 motivation for pretty much anything- especially homework.  Do work for biology?  Maybe the Beatles will take some of the weight off of it.  History paper?  The Hamilton soundtrack on low volume can serve the same function as caffeine.  Got a truckload of algebra equations?  A bit of Beethoven can make things…

Smell Ya Later

Ahhhhh. That cake smells really good.  Oh great, now I’m reminiscing about my 10th birthday!  You know, people can be pretty good at identifying things by its smell (memories are even triggered), like your fluffy chocolate birthday cake with thick buttercream frosting (now I’m hungry). We’re not as good as other animals with this sense,…