Consciousness & the Brain: John Searle at TEDxCERN

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Alessandra Tadiotto I am going to talk about consciousness. Why consciousness? It is curiously a neglected subject both in our scientific and our philosophical culture. Why is that curious? It’s most important aspect of our lives for a very simple logical reason, namely, it is a necessary condition on anything being important in our lives that…

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The brain vs. the mind: Has Freud slipped? — with Peter Kramer (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello, I’m Ben Wattenberg. Was Sigmund Freud right? Is most mental illness rooted in childhood trauma, often sexual trauma? That Freudian view has shaped much of the modern world. Now a new school of scientists say many disorders of the mind are really physical diseases of the brain and can often be treated with new drugs. Joining us…

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Human Brain Prefers Pitch

Our study is looking at the brain mechanisms that are thought to support auditory pitch perception and compares those mechanisms between old-world macaque monkeys and humans. Just to compare how the brains of these two species handle sound signals. And we discovered that the monkeys have very different mechanisms in their brains — a very different organization for handling sounds…

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Depression & Low Mood (T-TiME Season 1 Episode 1)

Hello, and welcome to T-TiME. I am James Mitchell and this is the first episode of a series of videos that we’re going to be making with regards to mental health so I’m going to ask stupid questions while we’re given great information by the fabulous Clare. -Hi! Give us a little intro. Who are you? Where are you from?…

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Crawling out of the deep hole of cancer depression

– [Narrator] For Bill Howe cancer led him down a deep hole that went far beyond the physical effects of treatment. Increasingly, healthcare providers are realizing that there are many mental health issues involved in cancer diagnosis. – There are many issues and problems that patients, and their families, face when they have a diagnosis of cancer. And, they are…

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Misinterpreting this Depression Study May Lead Doctors to Treat the Wrong People

Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Dr. F. Perry Wilson. It’s a new year, and after a little holiday break I’m back and, frankly, a bit cranky as I peruse the recently-published medical literature, so I’m focusing today on a rather small study, but one that hits a pet peeve of…

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Brain Activity Revealed Through Your Skin: Stress, Sleep, & Seizures | Rosalind Picard | TEDxNatick

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner This story begins when my students at MIT and I were building new technology to help people understand the emotions of others. We were working with people on the autism spectrum like this little boy here, and we created technology to read facial expressions, which you can get in your phone today thanks to…

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