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Posts From Sofia Braunstein

Birth Era Affects Gene Expression: An observer effect in genetics

Birth Era Affects Gene Expression: An observer effect in genetics

Just as humans evolve as populations, the translation of genotype to phenotype changes with time. A recent study co-authored by a Yale professor reveals that the correlation between a gene and its effect is not consistent over time, which brings past and current genetic research into question.

Mapping Perception of Groups

Mapping Perception of Groups

With government and corporations controlling the many aspects of our lives, it’s important to understand how we perceive groups. Professor Joshua Knobe’s latest research attempts to illuminate how we attribute mentalities to group agents in comparison to individuals.