No, You Don’t Have a “Reptilian Brain”

[ ♪ Intro ] You might have come across articles like How to Make Friends Using Your Reptilian Brain or Overcome Your Reptile Brain to Lose Weight. And if they seemed to make a lot of sense… Well, I’m sorry to be a spoilsport, but the idea that humans have a primitive reptile brain deep down there somewhere is largely…

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The Reward Circuit: How the Brain Responds to Natural Rewards and Drugs

[Music] [Female announcer speaking] Deep within the brain is a set of structures called the limbic system. The limbic system contains the brain’s reward circuit or pathway. The reward circuit links together a number of brain structures that control and regulate our ability to feel pleasure. Feeling pleasure motivates us to repeat behaviors. When the reward circuit is activated, each…

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Central Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #11

James was healthy professional, a father of two. He had lots of friends, loved telling jokes, and played softball on Sundays. Then one day, at the age of 45, he suffered a stroke. He bounced back fairly quickly, with one major exception: He was no longer able to speak. The stroke damaged a specific area in the left hemisphere of…

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What Causes Anxiety? – Science Behind Anxiety

Most people felt anxious at some point intheir lives. Sweating starts, the heart beats faster, breathbecomes short, you feel chest pain, nausea, stomach ache, muscle tension and dizzinessTo understand what anxiety is, we must first look at what is the physiology behind thiscondition. Once we know this and become aware of allthat is laying underneath this process, we can handle…

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Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Agoraphobia – The Brain; EPS 4_5

hello I'm dr. Pierre saman director of New Horizons Institute of counseling great to have you back with us once again as we talk about your life my life everybody's life how to help things be a little easier through faith-based counseling our office is a counseling ministry it's actually a Ministry of United Brethren Christ Church we are a…

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Meet Your Master – Getting to Know Your Brain: Crash Course Psychology #4

في بدايات القرن الـ19،كان الطبيب الألماني فرانز جوزيف غال يمضي الكثير من وقتهوهو يمرر أصابعه على رؤوس الغرباء. لم يكن مصفف شعر، ولم يكن مدلًكا ولم يكن مجرد محب للرؤوس. بل كان عالًما بفراسة الدماغ.أول عالم فراسة. اعتقد غال أن شخصية الإنسانترتبط بتشّكل الجمجمة وأن نتوءاتها وانحرافاتهاتشير إلى صفات شخصيتها. المدهش أن هذا العلم كان منتشًراوتمت ممارسته لعشرات السنين وأصبح…

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