Splash Biography


Major: Cognitive Science

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Past Classes

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X3092: The Splash Wizard Tournament: A Harry Potter Trivia Contest in Splash Spring 18 (Apr. 07, 2018)
Stock up on powdered dragon claw so you can rule at this year's Splash Wizard Tournament (of Harry Potter Trivia)! Note that the most stringent anti-cheating charms have been applied to the contest. Auto-Answer Quills are banned from the hall, as are Remembralls, Detachable Cribbing Cuffs and Self-Correcting Ink. Note: if you're a second year Splash page (i.e. have taken this class at a previous Splash) the questions won't be new to you.

E3057: Learn to Knit! in Sprout Spring 18 (Feb. 17 - Mar. 03, 2018)
Knitting is a process that turns yarn into fabric. By learning a single stitch, you can transform yarn into your very own scarf. By learning two stitches (knitting and purling), you can begin creating cool patterns like seed stitch and ribbing. In this class, you'll learn to cast on (start), and begin knitting a scarf!

M2258: Startups in Silicon Valley in Splash Fall 16 (Nov. 05, 2016)
Want to know what helps today's technology companies be as successful as they are? In this class, we will look at entrepreneurship techniques used by Silicon Valley companies and other startups.

H2259: French 101 in Splash Fall 16 (Nov. 05, 2016)
Bonjour! In this class, we will learn the basics of conversation in French. We will cover topics such as weather, extracurricular activities/interests, and food. By the end, you'll be able to have brief conversations with each other!

H2263: What Part of Our Mind Makes us Unique? in Splash Fall 16 (Nov. 05, 2016)
In this class, we will look at one of the age-old questions philosophers, scientists, and many others have tried to answer: What makes us who we are? That is, What part of our brain/mind/existence makes us unique, gives us personality, makes us US? This class will focus on readings and discussions of works by philosophers throughout history, such as Plato, Descartes, and Hume.

X2094: Learning to appreciate insomnia cookies in Splash Summer 5000 (Aug. 31, 5000)
we will eat a lot of cookies