ESP Biography

AMELIA BUCKNER, Northeastern University Senior studying Neuroscien

Major: Neuroscience

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Past Classes

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L12198: Are you a SuperTaster? The Neuroscience of Taste in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
In this class we will learn about how your sense of taste works. Everything from the different types of taste buds on your tongue to the way your brain reacts to different types foods will be explored. There will also be an experiment to figure out if you're a "supertaster"!

H12199: NeuroEconomics: Why you do the things you do in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
Why do you do the things you do? It's because you're a rational decision maker, right? Wrong! You probably make 'irrational' choices all the time. Come and learn about why this happens! This course looks at decision making using Economics and Neuroscience

H12200: Income Inequality: You're richer than you think in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
Have you ever wondered about how rich you are? By the end of this class you'll know all about the GINI coefficient and how to objectively assess how 'rich' you are. This is basically a crash course in economics, society and development.