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Matrices: What pregnancy and motherhood teach us about human agency, Mary Nickel, G6 (2272052)

It can be quite striking, on reflection, to consider the fact that nearly the first entire year of our lives are spent inside another human being. None of us is created ex nihilo: we are all forged…

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Ising Model on Locally Tree-like Graphs: Uniqueness of Solutions to Cavity Equations, Qian Yu, Post Doc (3000000)

In the study of Ising models on large locally tree-like graphs, in both rigorous and non-rigorous methods one is often led to understanding the so-called belief propagation distributional recursions…

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FROM BARE TO BRILLIANT: The migration of fish species to a newly deployed artificial coral reef in Delray Beach, FL, Grace K. Barbara, UG '22 (3967320)

Coral reefs make up some of the greatest biodiversity per unit area in the world, but many living reefs are threatened due to anthropogenic factors relating to climate change. Artificial coral reefs…

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Using a Theory of Human Cognition to Improve Computer Agents, Albert Lin, UG '23 (3965329)

Current reinforcement learning (RL) models still have difficulty generalizing to novel, but related, tasks. They are also often composed of deep neural networks which carry out computations that do…

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The Branching Ratio of the η → γ*γ* → 2 (μ+μ-) Decay, Kasia Krzyzanska, UG '22, (3963187)

The branching ratio of the η meson decay to four muons has not yet been experimentally confirmed. While this decay is predicted theoretically, the comparatively large mass of the muons suggests…

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Investigating Visible Intrinsic Fluorescence of Protein Fibers Using Spectroscopic Techniques, Michelle Wang, '23 (3957990)

Proteins are known to have intrinsic fluorescence from aromatic amino acids. Recently however, a new visible intrinsic fluorescence has been identified in protein fibers. This fluorescence does not…

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A new way to look at schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, Sofiya Yusina, UG '22 (3946755)

My research offered a new way to look at schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. Abnormalities in the latent-cause inference process may be underlying schizotypy and schizophrenia-spectrum disorders.…

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Anxious Prospects: Determining Cognitive Processes Underlying Biased Risk Preferences in Anxiety, Allison Yang, UG '23 (3959046)

One prominent symptom of anxiety is exaggerated threat appraisal, which is an overestimation of the likelihood and extent of harm. Researchers have aimed to understand what underlies the real cause…

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Developing a Theoretical Model to Advertise Cultured Meat to the Orthodox Jewish Community: An Analysis of Manischewitz Matzah and Plant-Based Meat Advertising as Case Studies, Alexandra Orbuch, UG '25 (3961415)

Although machine-made Matzah, the unleavened bread ritually eaten on the Passover holiday, was first met with pushback from the Orthodox Jewish community as an alternative to traditional handmade…

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Modelling of Lead Titanate -- From Impressionism to Realism, Pinchen Xie, G4 (3935964)

We modelled the material lead titanate based on the underlying quantum mechanics of our world with the help of machine learning. Our approach depicted the lead titanate with accurate details like a…

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CITP Seminar: Matt Weinberg - A Crash Course on Algorithmic Mechanism Design

Algorithmic Mechanism Design studies the design of algorithms in settings where participants have their own incentives. For example, when executing an ad auction, the auctioneer/designer wants to…

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Referendums in Federal States: Territorial Pluralism, Self-Determination and the Challenge of Direct Democracy

Please join us for the next discussion in our series on Democratic Governance and the Question of Self-Determination with Stephen Tierney, Professor of Constitutional Theory at Edinburgh Law School,…

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Statesmanship as Human Excellence: Exemplars of Greatness, Courage, and Moderation

The lecture will challenge the widespread, even dominant, view of politics as nothing but a vehicle for raw power and domination. Such false realism obfuscates both the very real quest for justice…

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FPUL Small Talk: "Seduced by Story: How Storytelling Has Taken Over Reality" with Prof. Peter Brooks

Professor Peter Brooks, a comparative literature scholar, with a special interest in 19th and 20th century French novels, discusses his current work-in-progress, "Seduced by Story: How…

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Sexual Harassment of Men and Prototypicality Theory

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