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Alex Gurgis

Alex Gurgis
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Alex is an undergraduate student at Georgia Tech passionate about learning how and why things work. She loves reading, writing, and traveling, and spends her spare time listening to podcasts, playing and composing music, and telling bad puns.

An Egg-istential Question

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? A classic philosophical conundrum, intentionally baffling and likely argument-provoking. “You need a chicken to lay an egg, but...

Painting With all the Color of the Wind Part Two

PART TWO: WHY DOES SYNESTHESIA HAPPEN? So, we know a bit about what synesthesia is. But what actually causes these remarkable perceptions? Well the truth is,...

Painting With all the Color of the Wind Part One

PART ONE: WHAT IS SYNESTHESIA? Read this sentence. Now stop. Go back, and read it again, but this time, listen to that sentence as well. No,...

Painting With all the Colors of the Wind Part Three

If you’ve already read this far, you hopefully have a pretty good picture of what synesthesia is, seen some scientific data that supports its...

Mayday, Mayday, Are We Syncing?

There is something funny, maybe even enjoyable, about the camaraderie many people seem to feel with their “period-buddies”. After all, we all know the...

Mum’s the Word

When most people think of mummies, a strange mixture of ancient curses and toilet paper-wrapped Halloween costumes come to mind. It comes as no...

Never forget anything ever again!

Whether you are cramming for an exam, or simply trying to remember your grocery list, memory is involved in practically every part of everyday...