Historian Abraham Liddell studies the interpersonal networks of free and enslaved Africans in 16th and 17th century Spain, Portugal, and Latin America, but he was driven to data science by his frustration with how difficult it is to find records on marginalized groups during the period.
What if a virtual replica of a city could ease congestion?
Imani Maliti is a data scientist and activist with a passion for educational and reproductive justice. Her résumé is packed with evidence of her drive to make a positive impact through research and youth empowerment efforts.
Dillon Sparks cannot recall a time when he didn’t have a mind for mathematics. “I’ve always loved math. My dad would give me math worksheets before school, and I would do them sitting in the cafeteria,” he said.
A pandemic wave of class-action lawsuits is exposing opposing ideas over the value of college.
But while people worldwide struggle with the same mental torment, cultural norms, traditions and beliefs inevitably affect how people deal with their woes. Undoubtedly, these cultural differences also shape societies’ attitudes surrounding mental health.
Touch, one of the first human senses to develop in the mother’s womb, is essential to our development and our physical and mental well-being. It can even be life-saving — new research released earlier this year shows that kangaroo mother care, which involves skin-to-skin contact and exclusive breastfeeding, significantly increases a premature or low-birthweight baby’s chance of survival.
In Part II, we examine about how family environment is an important predictor of imposter syndrome, and what individuals and organisations can do to combat imposter syndrome at the workplace.
Are you uncomfortable with compliments or praise? Do you doubt your own abilities and accomplishments at work? In this two-part series, find out if you are experiencing imposter syndrome, and whether gender biases at your workplace may be triggering your inner critic.
We all have strange or upsetting thoughts come and go, and most of us can forget them and move on. But not Linda*, a Singaporean woman recovering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). For a period, she was constantly plagued by intrusive thoughts about hurting a loved one.
The term Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has worked its way into everyday language. People use it interchangeably with “neat freak” or “clean freak” to describe fixations on orderliness and cleanliness.
When we all free ourselves from binary ideas of what a “boy” or a “girl” should be, we all stand to gain our full humanity.