Sydney Levine
SCIENCE COLUMN | Levine: What does it take to feel someone else’s pain?

Last month, Jewish writer and Nobel Laureate Eli Wiesel was quoted in The New York Times as wishing a particular punishment on Bernie Madoff, the […]

SCIENCE COLUMN | Levine: ‘It’s gross’: Dissecting the disgust reaction

Recently, I’ve been taking note of the instances in which people use “It’s just gross!” as an argument or explanation. Everyone has a disgust response […]

Levine: Goodbye, or not, to autism patients

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Last semester, I interned at Chapel Haven, a residence for individuals with autism […]

Up the Hill – Good Vibrations

After six years of oboe lessons, I still sounded like a drowning duck. My high school band director insisted that if I only practiced more […]

Levine: Love is more than just science

As a scientist, I am, at times, guilty of aggressive empiricism — the notion that truths can only be learned (inasmuch as there are truths […]