Are You a Psychopath? Take the Test! | Kevin Dutton

We all know about the psychopath’s enhanced killer instinct, their finely tuned vulnerability antennae. But it may surprise you to know that there are some situations in which psychopaths are actually more adept at saving lives than they are at taking them. So let me give you an example of what I mean by that, okay?  Imagine you’ve got a train and it’s hurtling…

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Parkinson’s Disease Research and Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

Today I’m going to speak with you about Parkinson’s Disease, about an animal model for Parkinson’s Disease, and what we have learned from this animal model in order to treat better our human patients. Parkinson’s Disease is one of the most common neurological diseases. We believe that it affects about 1% of the population above 60 years. And with the…

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Can Exercise Treat Depression?

[♪ INTRO ] There are lots of good reasons to exercise, like toning those biceps, the satisfaction of breaking a sweat, or just actually using that gym membership you got when you made that resolution. And exercising is good for your general health and wellness. It can also make you happier. That’s because working out doesn’t just affect your body-fat…

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A brain in a supercomputer | Henry Markram

Our mission is to build a detailed, realistic computer model of the human brain. And we’ve done, in the past four years, a proof of concept on a small part of the rodent brain, and with this proof of concept we are now scaling the project up to reach the human brain. Why are we doing this? There are three…

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OCD symptoms as an aspect of psychosis – Day 24 of “100 Symptoms”

Hey. I’m nednednerB the Schizophrenic. This is Day 24 of “100 symptoms”. Today, I’m going to talk about obsessive-compulsive symptoms. OCD/ Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is its own “disorder,” but schizophrenics, or schizoaffective individuals, or those with bipolar often experience obsessive-compulsive symptoms. For instance, before I went to the hospital in 2015 [sic] I stayed awake all night participating with Bell media’s……

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Catatonic Stupor in Schizophrenia – Day 33 of “100 Symptoms”

Hi. This is nednednerB the Schizophrenic. With Day 33 of “100 Symptoms”. Catatonic Stupor AKA Near-Unconsciousness To put it simply, someone with catatonic stupor might look like they’re awake but they don’t usually respond to verbal communication. They might adjust their physical posture, if touched, but otherwise don’t look like they register that others are with them. Stupor can occur…

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Waxy Flexibility (Catatonic Schizophrenia) – Day 34 of “100 Symptoms”

This is nednednerB the Schizophrenic. This is Day 34 of “100 symptoms.” I’m going to talk about waxy flexibility today. Waxy flexibility is a catatonic symptom. It’s easy to demonstrate visually, so imagine I was in a catatonic stupor which I talked about last video. So waxy flexibility is when the posture is adjustable by the doctor’s hand, and the…

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1 Out of 5 People Have a Mental Illness: A Workplace Conversation

Finding a job can be a struggle for a lot of people. Finding a job while managing symptoms of a mental illness? It’s just a harder task. But, it’s not impossible! Superinterns.com is teaming up with Becca Atkins and her program Artreach to give tools and advice for everyone out there dealing with Mental illness. On April 26 at 4…

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