Hemispatial Neglect: When Half Your World Disappears

{♫Intro♫} Imagine sitting down to dinner, eating everything on the plate, and feeling half as full as usual. Or maybe going to shave, but weirdly enough, it takes half the time. Losing half of the world sounds like a weird, abstract dream state. But for those that develop hemispatial neglect, that’s exactly what happens, without them even realizing it. This…

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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 People Get Wrong About Schizophrenia

Over 30 years ago, Elyn Saks was diagnosedwith schizophrenia. She was told she'd probably live her lifeat a care facility watching TV, or maybe find work as a cashier, if she waslucky. Today she's a dean at the University of SouthernCalifornia law school, a psychoanalyst, and a MacArthur Fellow. Her story reveals just how much we've learned about schizophrenia in…

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AP Psychology – BioPsych – Part 7 – Parts of the Brain

hello welcome to part seven as we go through biological psychology were gonna be looking at the cerebral cortex different parts of the cortex and some stuff that look with language so let's jump right in number first term we're gonna look at is glial cells clio cells are like glue cells they're the other type of cell that's in…

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DSM Conversion Disorder

what a day what a day what a day holy moly it's been one of those days but all good so we are back we're looking at somatic symptoms and related disorders from the DSM the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders dsm-5 we are going to take a look at conversion disorder this one scares me to death…

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