Grace Niewijk


Thinking on Four Feet

Humans use eye contact all the time, from bonding with our babies to sharing an awkward glance with someone during an embarrassing situation. Eye contact

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Documentary Review: (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies

Honesty is a moral foundation of all modern societies, crucial for smooth function at all levels, yet researchers like Dan Ariely reveal that lying and cheating are truly endemic worldwide. In (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies, viewers learn the many forms dishonesty can take, the effects it can have, and the ways we can combat it.

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Ancient Analgesics: A brief history of opioids

From herbal poultices to IV-administered drug cocktails, pain management methods have come a long way…or have they? Drugs derived from opium have been the foundation of pain management for thousands of years, and they remain so today.

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