This episode features interviews with Cory Walts, Director of the Haverford Fitness Center, and Derek Hopkins, co-owner of Prana Das Yoga, located across from campus in Haverford Square. We also hear from two OAR interns, Tania Ortega ‘19 and Alejandro Wences ‘19. This episode features the track “Sleep the Clock Around” by Belle and Sebastian.
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When we talked about how nutrition affects the brain, we pulled some items from this extensive list of brain facts by bebrainfit.com.
For further reading, we recommend Best College’s Student’s Guide to Nutrition, which gives recommendations for daily intake, tips for eating well in a dining hall, and ideas for dorm room cooking.
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What food does your brain need to perform at its best? Today, we consider how to craft a sustainable, enjoyable nutrition plan that will give you the nutrients you need in college.
This episode features interviews with Natalie Zaparzynski, the Dietician for Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges, and Kevin Moore, Kitchen Manager at the Haverford Coop. This episode features the track “Watermelon Man” by Herbie Hancock.
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In the opening episode to Season 2, Peter and Lilly offer a new way to think about the brain and preview the next five episodes.
This episode includes interviews with Faith Danglo ‘19, Seanna Viechweg ‘19, Alejandro Wences ‘19, and snippets from our full interviews with Natalie Zaparzynski, Cory Walts, Shu-Wen Wang, Kelly Wilcox, and Adam Edmunds. The episode features the track “Old Roots New Trees” by Made in M.
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In this episode, Peter and Charlie are joined by OAR Intern Vanessa Morales ’19 to discuss ways to make academic spaces inclusive to students from historically marginalized backgrounds.
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These show notes were compiled through the research of our intern Vanessa Morales, who took a deep dive into how racial identity affects classroom participation.
Feeling Like Imposters (Inside Higher Ed)
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Bess did a lot of research on exercise exercise for episode 4, consulting various articles and journals, which she compiled and shared for us in the document below:
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This episode is about the positive effects of exercise. Peter and Charlie will talk to OAR intern Bess Cohen about her experience starting an exercise routine. Then we will chat with Nat Ballenburg and Cory Walts at the Fitness Center to discuss easy tips for exercise that students can implement.
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This episode is about life design, or figuring out how to manage your time and day most effectively. We interview OAR intern Talia Scott about how she used the science of chronotypes to help her maximize her schedule. Then Charlie talks about time management with OAR Assistant Director Raquel Esteves-Joyce.
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