Why Should You Chew Food 32 Times?

This year, one of my New Year’s resolutions was to chew my food 32 times. My friends and family incessantly demanded why I started this “horrible” habit. I thought I would share the reasons with y’all, as well. Optimal Secretion of Enzymes When you chew your food properly, the taste buds in your mouth send signals to your brain about what type of food you … Continue reading Why Should You Chew Food 32 Times?

The Science of Love

Have you ever stopped for a second to think about the science and psychology of falling in love or why you are falling in love with that special someone? This Valentine’s day, let’s discuss the science of love! We simply call this mysterious feeling “love” but believe it or not, there is a complexity behind the wheel driving us to cogitate our involvement in this feeling—some … Continue reading The Science of Love

Synergy of Art and Mathematics

It might shock you but art and mathematics go back a long way! They have had a lengthy yet underrated historical relationship since the 5th century BC, when the Greek sculptor Polykleitos wrote his Canon, establishing proportions based on the ratio 1:√2 for the ideal male nude. In addition, Luca Pacioli wrote the influential discourse De Divina Proportione on the use of the golden ratio … Continue reading Synergy of Art and Mathematics