Seung Jae Park

Seung Jae Park

Misophonia: the intimidation of sounds

Misophonia: the intimidation of sounds

Ticking clocks, chewing foods and clanging spoons: all of these are typical noises we hear around us in our daily lives — too typical that we often go unnoticed of them. Yet with this hearing disorder, these friendly clamors can turn into a boisterous, sometimes even...

Can animals get autism?

Can animals get autism?

If you have a pet at home, you might have wondered why your companion often gets obsessed with certain objects, sometimes to an excessive degree. If so, the chances are: your pet might have autism.  As Mayo Clinic defines, autism is a type of developmental disorder...

Absolute pitch: a biological perspective

Absolute pitch: a biological perspective

A rare ability to distinguish any musical note without difficulty — absolute pitch is a fascinating trait known for its rarity and utility in music. Despite its reputation, its lack of scientific basis on how the ability correlates to the brain and auditory function...

Zoom: the dilemma of convenience and security

Zoom: the dilemma of convenience and security

With the recent Covid-19 outbreak, online learning has become an essential part of learning for students all around the globe. Among many of its platforms, Zoom, developed by Eric Yuan, has undoubtedly become a leading figure in online learning. While the platform...

Opinion: The secrets behind longevity

Opinion: The secrets behind longevity

Throughout history, longevity and eternal life have been the ultimate goal of humanity. From the king of the ancient Chinese Qin dynasty to the European alchemists during the medieval age, countless people have devoted their lives to unveil the secrets of immortality....

Smart Tattoos: transforming your phone into fashion

Smart Tattoos: transforming your phone into fashion

Wearable technology has deeply permeated our lives since its advent. From watches to glasses, its innovative approach to combine our daily wears with electronic devices significantly enhanced the convenience and accessibility of electronic devices. Recently,...

Misophonia: the intimidation of sounds

Opinion: The DoNotPay app is the new robot lawyer

The fourth industrial revolution, characterized by the advent of artificial intelligence, has undoubtedly brought a significant change in people’s perspective of technology. Despite the remaining skepticism, Artificial Intelligence has permeated every aspect of our...

Opinion: The many aspects of acupuncture

Opinion: The many aspects of acupuncture

A mysterious yet fascinating performance of thin needles — acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine, where five to twenty needles are inserted at specific points of the body. Despite the lack of scientific evidence, acupuncture is still utilized to cure various...