Splash Biography

STEPHANIE ROGERS, Yale freshmen, fun and spunky

Major: Undecided

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2017

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Stephanie is a freshman at Yale from Pleasantville, New York and this is her first time teaching for splash! She is super excited and thrilled to be working with young, energized minds. She is thinking of majoring in either biology or psychology with the neuroscience concentration. Outside of splash she loves to do yoga, play softball, read, and act. She volunteers for new haven reach and writes for the Yale Daily News.

Past Classes

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X1044: The Science of Sleep and Dreams in Splash Spring 14 (Mar. 29, 2014)
Why do we dream? Why do we need sleep/? What happens at the biological level when we sleep? All these questions and more will be answered as well as presenting some of the different psychological and chemical theories behind sleep and dreams. Also, get some great tips on how to fall asleep when you just can't. (Extra bonus: we get to talk about Freud and some of his theories behind dreams) I promise you won't be falling asleep during this class... but you will also never again view your pillow in the same way!

S748: Psychology:The Science of Sleep and Dreams! in Splash Fall 13 (Nov. 09, 2013)
Have you ever wondered why and how your dreams occur? Why is sleep necessary? What do your dreams mean? How long should a nap be? Why does sleep walking occur? Well, all of these questions and more will be answered in this course on dreams and sleep! We will look directly at what happens in the brain while you sleep and some of the most famous psychological theories on dreams! You won't be sleeping through this course because you will be way too enthralled with the science behind what happens on your pillow at night. Afterwards, you can rush home and take that desired nap from a whole new perspective on what sleep really means!