Why Learning a Language Helps your Brain

There are over seven thousand languages that exist all over the world. The four most spoken languages are English, Mandarin, Hindi and Spanish. Learning a second language allows you to be a part of a community of people with a common trait with a unique culture. The ability to learn a new language allows for … Continue reading Why Learning a Language Helps your Brain

The New Cultural Competency: Cultural Competemility

In recent years, people have been using this buzzword of "Cultural Competence" to define an understanding of various cultures, traditions and beliefs. However, a recent article suggests a new paradigm of thought that is a result of an intersection between cultural competence and cultural humility in a "synergistic relationship."

Getting Started with Computer Aided Design (CAD)

In this article, we go over the basics of CAD (Computer Aided Design). We start by looking at concept of CAD and the benefits provides, as well as the fields where we see it used today. From there, we look at some of the limitations and things to consider when getting started with CAD.

How Taking A Robotics Class Helped Me Find My Passion

When I was in my junior year of high school, my school offered a Robotics class. As someone who had already had a taste of Physics (the other class being offered) and wanted something new, I eagerly took this class. In hindsight, I had no idea how much this class would teach me about computers and programming, and how many doors it would open for me!

How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky

A different language is a different vision of life-Federico Fellini Language is so powerful that it is able to alter our worldview. It affects what we decide to focus on, and that influences our experience and thoughts. The language you speak changes and manipulates what you are able to conjure up and think about, including … Continue reading How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky