Emily Yuan

Emily Yuan

I’m a science enthusiast in the Richard Montgomery High School IB Class of 2019. I think brains are absolutely awesome and fascinating, and became involved in IYNA in 2017 right before competing in the DC Brain Bee. Outside of IYNA, I’m involved in several community initiatives, including SEDAA and Paper Bridges. I also love art and baking!


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The Neurology Behind  Eating Disorders

The Neurology Behind Eating Disorders


Abstract Eating disorders are biopsychosocial disorders that affect eating habits. They can come in many forms, such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder, with anorexia having the highest death rate among mental illnesses [1]. Despite the undeniable impact that societal pressure and social media have on the development of eating disor...