• Love’s Idiot: The Science Behind Falling in Love

    Eva Hughes-Sutton I was 17 years old, five minutes into a deep drunk-chat in the bathroom of a house party (no less) when I asked my friend the age-old question, the one that had burned in the forefront of my mind since I first watched Jack and Rose kiss...
  • A person who is afraid of the dark

    Why Do We Get Scared?

    Ella Pilson Fear. We all hate that deer caught in headlights feeling; as our hearts begin to pound, that icy shiver that descends down our spine or butterfly feeling in the stomach. So, what actually goes on in the brain and what bodily processes take place when we’re scared?...
  • Fast Food Colours

    Colour & Food Marketing: Do Certain Colours Make Us Hungry?

    Some logos catch our eye more than others. This could be because of the colours they use, making them more memorable and, therefore, successful. For example, McDonald’s are students go-to on a night out and a hangover cure for that matter, or is this simply because of their affordability...
  • Is Social Media Damaging To Our Health?

    Most of our lives nowadays are totally online. The intense growth of social media has established a completely new way of life compared to those a few decades ago. It has for many become a necessary part of their everyday lives. Whether that be the photos we share on...
  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Is The Student Lifestyle Damaging Our Brains?

    Megan Cuerden  Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in the UK, meaning, it causes a progressive decline in the functioning of multiple areas of the brain causing a direct impact on a person’s way of thinking, feeling, behaving and general overall functioning.  The most common association...
  • The Virtual Reality of Relationships: Can we actually find true love on a dating app?

    Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, Hinge… There are endless new dating apps popping up at an increasingly jarring rate. From once just matching with someone nearby, you can now use apps that handpick your conquests based on age, religion, wealth - with the list going on and on. As the number...
  • Picture of a COVID-19 particle

    Should We Still Be Worried About COVID-19?

    Hannah Walton-Hughes discusses the topic of whether COVID-19 is still a concern....