Does Sheldon Cooper Have Autism?

“Knock! Knock! Knock! Penny? Knock! Knock! Knock! Penny? Knock! Knock! Knock! Penny?” All you fans out there who watch our beloved Shelly on the CBS sit-com Big Bang Theory should know this line by heart. But why is this a reoccurring event in Sheldon’s life? He does have an IQ of 187 and a photographic…
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Neurochemistry And The Importance Of Communicating Science To The World

I ended up taking neurochemistry as a class not because I necessarily wanted to, but because I needed the course in order to graduate. During the course I was amazed at how much I learned and how much this class has benefited me. Not only was I able to gain insight on the inter-workings of…
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Im Bored… Lets Eat!

Obesity has become quite a problem in America in the last decade. In fact, obesity is the leading preventable cause of death in America, and is stigmatized as a serious public health problem. Obesity is a MEDICAL CONDITION in which excess fat on the body accumulates eventually causing health complications; the list of complications is…
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Neurochemistry: It’s All Over The Place!

  What is a capstone? Maybe a more appropriate question would be what should a capstone course be? In my opinion, a capstone course should be an integration of many fields into a single course. But also, a capstone must involve the community, for that is part of Concordia’s motto. For me, neurochemistry has provided…
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Knowledge Is Power

This last semester in Neurochemistry has been filled with interesting topics about alcoholism, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, concussions, bipolar disorder and so much more.  Few, if any of us could say that we haven’t been affected in some way by at least one of these topics.  At some point in our lives either we or someone…
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