losing control

I feel like a bird, Perhaps a raven? I’m not too sure anymore. I had a goal insight… I felt freedom and delight! This year I learnt how to fly, So I began my mission, gathering sticks and stones, soaring near, far and wide! But I made a mistake. I looked back for one second, …

words? what are they?

These things that come out of my mouth, sometimes unannounced. These things that seep through when my eyes are filtering tears and my mouth is trembling, please, Please look a little closer, please love me a little bit harder, please, notice! I am trying my best, and I need to just rest, I need a …

plastic brains

I feel ever so plastic at the moment. Every new thing I’ve learnt in life has left me wanting to know more. But I can’t do everything in this one life. And, it’s so stressful to choose one or two things to start a career in. Of course I want to study psychology/affective neuroscience/developmental/social but …

you don’t HAVE to know

I’m finding it really tough right now to actualise the meaning to those five words. I don’t HAVE to know what I’m going to do in the future in terms of a career. I don’t have to have a plan right now, or ever. All that matters is now. This moment. I shouldn’t waste it …

Empirical Project – Part 3

Disastrous times unfolded. My project was already set and I was coming up to do the remaining bits of research which I hadn’t already done… this is when I noticed, I had taken the “identify a gap in the research” part too far… my project could not go ahead due to a lack of research …

Empirical Project – Part 2

The previous post summarised the starting point of my independent research and ended having booked to take part in an EEG experiment with another researcher to get a feel. Later, I also received opportunity to shadow. Here are both my experiences as a participant and as an observer.