Laughter Is Good for Your Brain

– OH, I HOPE YOU’RE READY TO SIT BACK AND ENJOY YOURSELVES, AND I HOPE YOU LAUGH, AND I HOPE SOME OF YOU GUFFAW. AND A FEW OF YOU MAY SNORT. YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE. I’LL TELL YOU WHY THAT’S IMPORTANT. A NEW STUDY CAME OUT, AND IT SAID THAT LAUGHING MAKES YOUR BRAIN WORK BETTER, AND I KNOW…

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Hooked, Hacked, Hijacked: Reclaim Your Brain from Addictive Living: Dr. Pam Peeke at TEDxWallStreet

Translator: Hanna Lukashevich Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m the doctor, and I’m here to save you. (Laughter) No, I’m not. What I’m here to do is to fill the survival void a little differently than you’ve been doing for a long time. Not everybody but lots of you are filling that survival void with what we call ‘false fixes’.…

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Your mental health is more important than your grades

You are not your grades, your test, scores, the letters after your name, the car you drive, none of those things are what defines you. And the problem is, in society, we’re fed this line, since we’re this tall that we have to get into the right college, and that if we get into the right college and we do…

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Which Parts Of The Brain Do What?

In 1861, a patient arrived at a Paris hospital saying the syllable “Tan” over and over again. His doctor, Paul Broca, found that the man could understand language without a problem; he just couldn’t say anything — besides Tan. When the patient unexpectedly died a few days later, Broca dissected his brain and found a small bit of damage –…

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Your brain on music | Alan Harvey | TEDxPerth

Translator: Amanda Chu Reviewer: Peter van de Ven ♪ Now, how do you do, Private William McBride? ♪ ♪ Do you mind if I sit here down by your graveside ♪ ♪ And rest for a while ‘neath the warm summer sun? ♪ ♪ I’ve been walking all day, and I’m nearly done. ♪ ♪ I can see by your…

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How the Gut Microbiome affects the Brain and Mind

Thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring this video. One summer afternoon when Doctor Martin Blaser was still a medical student, he went to see an eleven-year-old boy who had suddenly become ill and was hospitalized. He was perfectly fine until two days earlier when he suddenly developed a fever and an upset stomach. The next day the fever worsened, and on…

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Your Brain is Plastic

You would not be here if you weren’t interested in learning, and neither would I. But, here’s something we haven’t learned about together…LEARNING. The ways in which we acquire and retain knowledge (which is the very definition of learning) is really a science in itself. And like any other discipline that involves the study of the human brain is practically…

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Sci-Fi Short Film “The Brain Hack” presented by DUST

ha Hello with them did I like? Why do I follow Charlotte? Was it a flash to my catholic schooling the morbidity of [Faith]? Maybe I just want to make something good my pact with the devil Are you? in film class You want [me] the best film ever made? Yura theology in control engineer, I study computer science So…

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What Is Freezing Point Depression? | Fast Forward Teachable Moment

Life’s not always sweet. Time for a teachable moment. Yep, and this one is about something called freezing point depression. I’ll let the owners take it from here. Nick? Freezing point depression is very important as far as creating pops or any frozen dessert for that matter. It can make the texture better or worse, meaning softer or more firm.…

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Winter Is Coming…And So Is Seasonal Depression

Niamh Carroll: Day times are shorter and we typically have less exposure to sunlight. Carroll: Most people will need between 1-2 hours more sleep to feel refreshed in those winter months. Carroll:The circadian rhythm, it’s maintained by direct exposure to sunlight. Carroll: And that’s what regulates our whole sleep-wake cycle. Carroll: In the winter, we tend to exercise less because…

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