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My self-summary
- Grew up in Chicago ✈ College in Los Angeles ✈ Now in NYC
- Graduate student
What I’m doing with my life
Graduate student in neuroscience
I’m really good at
Self deprecating humor, remembering random lines from TV shows (could probably recite every line from FRIENDS), and making a mean pesto chicken pasta.
The first things people usually notice about me
Smile prolly?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Book: 1984, The Great Gatsby, On the Road, Freakonomics, The Emperor of all Maladies, Singularity is Near

Movie: October Sky, The Dark Knight, Up, Inception, Oceans 11, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty, Argo

TV Show: Homeland, Friday Night Lights, The Office, Parks and Rec, Friends, The Newsroom, The League, random food related reality shows like Top Chef and Chopped

Music: too many to list, but currently into EDM (Porter Robinson, Ferry Corsten, Alesso, Avicii, Nicky Romero), Childish Gambino, Kid Cudi, Coldplay, The XX, Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Of Monsters and Men, Macklemore

Food: Anything italian, mac and cheese, comfort food, dim sum
The six things I could never do without
1. People, specifically my friends and family.
2. iPhone
3. Curiosity, adventure, goals
4. A Soundtrack (Spotify/Soundcloud/Music Blogs)
5. Running Shoes
6. NYT/Reddit/stuff to read
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The paradox of using the brain to study the brain.

Why being a Chicago sports fan is so frustrating

My research project and what I want to do after graduate school
On a typical Friday night I am
Grabbing drinks with friends
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
My friends and I won our high school's coveted airband competition in part due to a solo dance to Michael Jackson's Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough. My solo was part of a group performance of several songs/pop-culture bits that we synchronized to music and choreography.

There also could be evidence of this on youtube...
You should message me if
- Explore NYC, or grab coffee or a drink
- Or, you don't believe me about the MJ video