How Movies Control Your Brain

Alfred Hitchcock once said of films that “creation is based on an exact science of audience reactions” Many years after that shower scene, audience reactions are becoming an exact science – Neuroscientists are looking at how we watch movies to figure out which styles of filmmaking have maximum control over viewers’ brains. It’s popularly being called “neurocinema”. In one study,…

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Learning about the brain changes everything: David Rock at TEDxTokyo

Translator: Reiko Bovee Reviewer: hila scherba It’s a delight to be here, I think these events are very important. One thing I discovered is great ideas don’t spread by themselves quite often; they need a little help. Case in point being: the rest of the world would all have wonderful Japanese toilets. If great ideas spread on their own. So…

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How to control someone else’s arm with your brain | Greg Gage

The brain is an amazing and complex organ. And while many people are fascinated by the brain, they can’t really tell you that much about the properties about how the brain works because we don’t teach neuroscience in schools. And one of the reasons why is that the equipment is so complex and so expensive that it’s really only done…

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Managing mental health and Parkinson’s

Wait absorb surroundings Ninja focus Lower your heart rate, control your breathing Proceed Go on Teal! If you’re having a bad day there’s quite a good phrase I use if you’re in a place like this It’s an abbreviation called WASP W-A-S-P You can wait absorb your surroundings and then proceed and it gives you time just to step back…

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Mechanism of Drug Addiction in the Brain, Animation.

Addiction is a neurological disorder that affects the reward system in the brain. In a healthy person, the reward system reinforces important behaviors that are essential for survival such as eating, drinking, sex, and social interaction. For example, the reward system ensures that you reach for food when you are hungry, because you know that after eating you will feel…

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Why fasting bolsters brain power: Mark Mattson at TEDxJohnsHopkinsUniversity

Translator: Madina Juarez Reviewer: Carlos Arturo Morales Thanks, Brian. I am at the National Institute on Aging, and as many of you know– people are getting older, and there have been advances in cancer research, cardiovascular disease research– many people who would have died in their 50s and 60s from those diseases are living into the danger zone for Alzheimer’s…

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Schizophrenic Murderer Amassed an ‘Arsenal’

uh… listener that’s this is something i really care if you’re gonna rights advocate you hear this and you are think this make sense i got no words for you do christian oma render is a convicted killer and he got a gun permit anyone arsenal of weapons to give you more specifics or quoting from the article salon dot…

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The Power of Depression in Shaping our Lives | Jane Krukiel | [email protected]

Translator: Robert Deliman Reviewer: Denise RQ Depression is a scary thing. Being internally locked in your mind, forever falling into the depths of yourself, hoping someone can save you is the worst feeling in the world. Our minds are powerful things because they influence our thoughts, convince us that we are nothing. You essentially feel as if you were on…

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