Lec 8 | MIT 9.00SC Introduction to Psychology, Spring 2011

Lec 8 | MIT 9.00SC Introduction to Psychology, Spring 2011

The following content is provided under a Creative Commons license. Your support will help MIT OpenCourseWare continue to offer high quality educational resources for free. To make a donation or view additional materials from hundreds of MIT courses, visit MIT OpenCourseWare at ocw.mit.edu. PROFESSOR: Last time, we talked about attention and the idea that attention …

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Lec 7 | MIT 9.00SC Introduction to Psychology, Spring 2011

Lec 7 | MIT 9.00SC Introduction to Psychology, Spring 2011

The following content is provided under a Creative Commons license. Your support will help MIT OpenCourseWare continue to offer high-quality educational resources for free. To make a donation, or view additional materials from hundreds of MIT courses, visit MIT OpenCourseWare at ocw.mit.edu. PROFESSOR: So today we’re going to talk about attention. And sometimes we talk …

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Atma, Pure Consciousness: Still Point at the CENTER of the Mental Storm

Atma, Pure Consciousness: Still Point at the CENTER of the Mental Storm

In 1986, I moved to Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, an ashram in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania, to attend a three-year long course in Vedanta, Sanskrit, and meditation taught by Swami Dayananda. There, sixty students underwent a life-changing journey of spiritual growth that was highly challenging and deeply rewarding. I was led to discover my true …

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Psychologist Anne Treisman is a 2011 National Medal of Science Laureate

Psychologist Anne Treisman is a 2011 National Medal of Science Laureate

♫MUSIC♫ DR. TREISMAN: I suppose I’m best known for trying to understand how attention shapes the world of perception and what we see, what we become consciously aware of, and what things we don’t become aware of but still, the brain registers. So, I’m interested in how consciousness is created from the sensory data that …

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Charlie Puth Shows Us His Gym & Fridge | Gym & Fridge | Men’s Health

Charlie Puth Shows Us His Gym & Fridge | Gym & Fridge | Men’s Health

(hand knocks on door) – [Interviewer] Hey Charlie, you in there? (guitar music) – Hey there. (bell dings) You guys are here to see the gym and fridge, aren’t ya? Come right in. Check it out. – [Interviewer] We’re here to check out your work out, and afterward we’ll head into the kitchen. ♪ You …

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The Attention Economy Needs to Change. But How?

The Attention Economy Needs to Change. But How?

Now I want all of you to imagine a scenario. A big scenario. You are the CEO of Facebook. You have 2.2 billion monthly users, arguably giving you more influence than any world or religious leader. You employ some of the smartest people and you are among the top 10 richest people in the world. …

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The Psychological Tricks Keeping You Online

The Psychological Tricks Keeping You Online

In every small action you make throughout your day, there’s an illusion of choice: that you’re acting however you like. Though if you look through a different lens, you can see that your world has been designed for you to interact with it in a certain way. Take this cup, for example. I use it …

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Man insults restaurant customer who has Down syndrome l What Would You Do

Man insults restaurant customer who has Down syndrome l What Would You Do

[Narrator] The smell of barbecue is in the air at the Minuteman restaurant and pie shop in Morristown, New Jersey. [Lauryn] Hey Peter, you all by yourself today? [Peter] Yep. [Lauryn] Sounds good, right this way. [Narrator] And this hungry regular can’t wait to order. [Lauryn] Here you go. What can I get for you? …

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What is Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)? – Mental Health with Kati Morton | Kati Morton

What is Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)? – Mental Health with Kati Morton | Kati Morton

– Hey everybody. Today I’m gonna talk about Reactive Attachment Disorder. What is it, and what are our treatment options? (light, happy music) Now Reactive Attachment Disorder falls under trauma and stressor-related disorders. And I’m looking down because I got my handy, dandy DSM. And as you know, as I always say, it’s not the …

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Common symptoms of mental illness: lack of motivation

Common symptoms of mental illness: lack of motivation

The type of brain disorder I particularly focus is not a disorder itself but a symptom. And the one I focus is motivation. Motivation could be defined just as the willingness for you to do something. We see that this lack of motivation appears in people with depression, in people with schizophrenia, in people with …

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