Splash Biography

JUSTIN WANG, Aspiring Yale psychology and philosophy major

Major: Not available.

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2027

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I’m a Yale freshman currently studying the Directed Studies program, aspiring to be a psych/phil major and to go into teaching!

I’ve had four years of experience in teaching, during which I acted as our school’s peer advisor in English and Chemistry, and volunteered as a piano instructor for primary school students.

Past Classes

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H4910: Why do we hate? in Splash Spring 2024 (Apr. 06, 2024)
Why do we get angry at others for their opinions? Why do we hate them? This course will attempt to answer these questions from an interdisciplinary lens, drawing on everything from ancient philosophy to modern-day psychology and neuroscience! All this will culminate in a discussion of the ethical implications of hating someone.

S4769: Why we hate… in Splash Fall 2023 (Nov. 11, 2023)
(…others for their opinion) Why do you think we hate other people? More importantly, is it okay for us to hate others? This course will begin to explore some of the underlying psychological phenomena that cause us to act with prejudice towards other people - both conscious and unconscious! We’ll also potentially explore some of the moral ramifications of these phenomena…