Splash Biography


Major: Psychology

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2015

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Past Classes

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X1520: Conceptualizing Global Injustice in Splash Spring 15 (Apr. 04, 2015)
When you imagine one person dying of some terrible illness, it feels so much more real than when you hear statistics about mortality rates in foreign countries. Yet today's most pressing issues do not involve single individuals, but rather global and systemic problems. We will discuss research in psychology that has attempted to explain this paradox, and explore possible methods for wrapping your mind around large scale injustices.

E1416: Power and Poverty in Sprout Spring 15 (Feb. 14 - 28, 2015)
We will discuss global poverty, its humanitarian consequences, and its connection to the imbalance and misuse of power in society. We will also discuss possible solutions, and the potential role of the public in creating change.

H654: Psychology and Reality in Splash Fall 13 (Nov. 09, 2013)
A brief overview of different conceptions of humanity's relationship to Reality. Questions include "What are legitimate ways of acquiring knowledge?" and "Is there absolute truth?" We will discuss the practical and philosophical implications of related research in Psychology.

H655: Philosophy in Adventure Time in Splash Fall 13 (Nov. 09, 2013)
A study of the treatment of various philosophical issues in the cartoon "Adventure Time."