Brain Development in Teenagers

Between childhood and adulthood our hormones kick-start a phase of significant change. And while the physical changes of adolescence may be obvious, less visible are the changes that these hormones trigger in our brains. Which might just be responsible for turning our teenage years into a bit of a roller coaster. Throughout our lives our brains undergo a process called…

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Hemispatial Neglect: When Half Your World Disappears

{♫Intro♫} Imagine sitting down to dinner, eating everything on the plate, and feeling half as full as usual. Or maybe going to shave, but weirdly enough, it takes half the time. Losing half of the world sounds like a weird, abstract dream state. But for those that develop hemispatial neglect, that’s exactly what happens, without them even realizing it. This…

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TEDxSanJoseCA – Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD – Brain: Memory and Multitasking

Translator: Mariya V Zhdanova Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thank you. It’s quite a privilege to be here today. I’m going to start with this picture here and see if anyone in this room – let’s start with a show of hands – knows what this picture is depicting. Does anyone know what this is? This is the feeling that…

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What the Internet Does to Your Brain

– Remember when our parents used to tell us that video games would rot our brains? Well, turns out they were wrong about that. Video games won’t rot your brain and in some cases, it can actually be beneficial to play them. However if your particular set of parental units happened to use the term warp your brain, well, then…

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Highs & Lows of Marijuana: How CBD Blocks Schizophrenia – Like Side Effects of THC. FPS #2

hello everybody welcome to another episode of first-person science and today I’m your host Thomas the point I’m a second year masters student at the University of Guam and today I’m joined by my good friend Roger Hudson who’s a third-year PhD student at the University of Western Ontario studying neuroscience how are you today doing great Tom thanks for…

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Why Meditate? | Change your Brain’s Default Mode

In the midst of being charged at by twenty masked men armed with rifles and explosives, Sally Adee was able to calmly and smoothly shoot down all of her attackers one by one. Sally didn’t entirely grasp what had happened – from her perspective, the 20 minute skirmish lasted only a few moments, and when it was over, she asked…

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Schizophrenia: finding new treatments

Having seen examples of patients with schizophrenia, I think, we really need new therapeutic targets and we really need to understand how these patients develop this disorder. And what’s really exciting about early intervention is we have the cance to intervene early, we have the chance to treat these patients when they walk in and to hopefully prevent further relapses.…

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How to Recognize ADHD Symptoms in Children

How to Recognize ADHD Symptoms in Children. Is your child high spirited and unfocused — or suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? These ADHD guidelines will help you decide if a checkup is in order. You will need Behavior analysis Time frame and pediatrician visit. Step 1. Note their capacity for concentrating. Most young children have short attention spans, but…

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Dealing with Attention Seeking Behavior

Hi everyone! This video is going to be about attention seeking behavior, what you can do to help someone that is an attention seeker as well as help yourself if you are seeking attention and sympathy from others. Everyone needs attention, a confirmation to themselves that they are accepted, loved, and cared about. When they don’t get the attention they…

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