Month: April 2019

Summary Synthesis

My interdisciplinary studies program is called Musical Aesthetics (some courses have changed since I wrote that article, but the spirit of my program has not changed). I combined the fields of Musicology (the academic study of music) and Philosophy in order to create a learning experience that would allow me analyse and interpret works of …

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Applied Project Report

The applied portion of my capstone class will consist of a project that does something previously not possible without my interdisciplinary studies education. In the past I chose to do a printed book of my research article, with better formatting and simpler language. This would allow my research to be more easily accessible to a …

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Horseshoe Crabs, Blue Blood, and Anti High Blood Pressure Medicine

This week I would like to briefly take some time to discuss some of the behavioral neuroscience research I do, which is with horseshoe crabs! Most of you may already know that they are considered living fossils, and even many more of you may already know that they possess blue blood. I mention their blood, …

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