My Poetry Teacher

Ummmm.. I’ll take school facts for $800, Alex. [Reads text on clue] Oh. Oh, man. What is… poetry? I’m sorry Jeff, but the correct answer is all of them. They’re all useless. In my first video, I didn’t have enough time to say this, but I HATE it when people are “cool” with their teachers. I understand that some teachers…

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Adolescent Brain

Teenagers. They’re known for getting up late, avoiding homework and being melodramatic. Hormones often get the blame but they’re not the only factor at play. They’re just part of the incredible transformation going on inside the teenage brain. And by understanding that transformation, teachers can help teenagers as they transition into adulthood. Changes in two important systems in the brain…

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World Mental Health Day 2019

(Music) World Mental Health Day is for global mental health education, awareness, and advocacy against social stigma. Mental illness is more common than you think. EVMS providers care for both inpatients and outpatients. We work with Hampton Roads partners to serve as advocates for our community members and provide education to the community to build awareness. If you or someone…

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Surviving Schizophrenia

There needs to be that idea that… …there’s light at the end of this tunnel. There are people out there… …who have Schizophrenia and are doing well. The reality is that the majority of people get on with their lives… and it’s just a small portion of their lives. I work at Auckland Unveristy. I’m called a Professional Teaching Fellow,…

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Why You Should Put YOUR MASK On First (My Brain Without Oxygen) – Smarter Every Day 157

All right, I’ll make it super fast. It’s me, Destin. Welcome back to SmarterEveryDay. When you’re in a jet, if the cabin depressurizes, they drop this little mask out of the top. What happens if you’re in a depressurized cabin and you’re up above 15,000 feet [4,500m] and you drop your mask? Something called hypoxia takes effect and you got…

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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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Why Do People With Schizophrenia See Things (Schizophrenia Explained)?

Today, the works of Vincent Van Gogh are highly prized, known for their short, textured strokes and use of bright, vibrant colors. However, his personal life was a dark and lonely one, plagued by rejection, isolation, and illness. With time, failure both real and imagined, took its toll. On December 23, 1888, following a disagreement with a fellow artist, Van…

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What Does Lead Poisoning Do To Your Brain?

Lead is a sneaky little element. It’s malleable and durable, so it’s no wonder that for years we used it in piping and added it to paint. But it’s also extremely poisonous. It can create problems all over the body—from rashes, to abdominal pain, to anemia. But the most serious effects occur in the brain—and especially in the brains of…

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Vertical Farming

Forget everything you know about farming. Big open spaces, tractors, even soil. After thousands of years doing things pretty much the same old way, there’s a, well, growing trend in agriculture: vertical farming. Every green plant needs the same few ingredients to grow: light, water, carbon dioxide, oxygen, and some assorted nutrients and minerals. Via photosynthesis, plants use light energy…

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