Splash Biography

BREANNA NGUYEN, Yale junior studying cognitive science

Major: Cognitive Science

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hello! My name is Breanna and I am currently a junior at Yale studying cognitive science and statistics and data science. This is the first time I am teaching for Splash and I am super excited!

Past Classes

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X4914: The Power of Tea in Splash Spring 2024 (Apr. 06, 2024)
This class offers a captivating journey through the rich history of tea, tracing its origins from ancient China to its global proliferation. Students delve into the cultural, social, and economic significance of tea, examining its role in shaping civilizations, trade routes, and rituals worldwide. From the Zen-inspired tea ceremonies of Japan to the integral role of chai in India's social fabric, each sip unveils tales of exploration, innovation, and tradition. Through historical anecdotes and tea tastings, participants gain a deeper appreciation for the leaf that has steeped humanity's journey for centuries.