Lift Depression With These 3 Prescriptions- Without-Pills | Susan Heitler | TEDxWilmington

Lift Depression With These 3 Prescriptions- Without-Pills | Susan Heitler | TEDxWilmington

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Depression. Everyone, from time to time, feels down. Psychologists, like myself, sometimes refer to depression as the common cold of mental illness because it’s so common. You know and I know that a common cold can make you quite miserable. Common colds also can develop into sinus …

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The psychological tricks of faith healing, explained | Derren Brown | Big Think

The psychological tricks of faith healing, explained | Derren Brown | Big Think

So, I did a show called Miracle, which it’s on Netflix at the moment. And the second half of it was faith healing, which was a bold move because I knew my audiences wouldn’t believe in it any more than I do, which is not at all essential in terms of anything divine happening. And …

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The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their memories.This is going to blow your mind.Here is how it works.Take a look at these …

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How Jealousy Distorts Your Thinking

How Jealousy Distorts Your Thinking

How would you feel if you thought your sibling was your parent’s favorite child? Or if you suspected your partner had fallen in love with somebody else? Almost everyone has experienced a time when they felt jealous. Feeling a little jealousy may be harmless, but it can also be a powerful emotion that can take …

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Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain | Big Think

Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain | Big Think

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University.  And today I’m going to speak to you about language.  I’m actually not a linguist, but a cognitive scientist.  I’m not so much interested as language as an object in its own right, but as a window to the human mind. Language …

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How Basic Psychology Can Save Kids’ Lives

How Basic Psychology Can Save Kids’ Lives

Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring this episode. Go to dashlane.com/scishowpsych to learn more about Dashlane’s Internet privacy and security features. [♩INTRO] Every year, accidents injure or kill thousands of children around the world. But most of these accidents aren’t really accidents. They’re unintentional, sure, but they’re not random, unpredictable events. Many of them are rooted …

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The psychology of magic: Where do we look for meaning in life? | Derren Brown | Big Think

The psychology of magic: Where do we look for meaning in life? | Derren Brown | Big Think

We live in a world now where we’ve comfortably dispensed with most myth and superstition for the last few hundred years. That’s the enlightenment project, you know, we have embraced a very rational approach to life and that’s wonderful and it has brought us many great things, but it’s also left us with a sort …

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Answer The Questions And Get Rid Of Headache Or Migraine Pain In 2 Minutes

Answer The Questions And Get Rid Of Headache Or Migraine Pain In 2 Minutes

how to get rid of headache or migraine pain in less than 2 minutes by answering few questions quick method to get relief from Mild headache or very strong headaches by asking you questions few times answer the questions and get rid of your headache instantly first question: where is your headache? what color is …

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Why You Should Stop Saying “Sorry” (most of the time)

Why You Should Stop Saying “Sorry” (most of the time)

A few months ago I was walking down the street when a guy bumped into me so hard I almost fell over. And in the middle of the collision I said, “Oh, sorry!” A lot of us have been in situations where we say sorry when someone can’t hear what we’re saying, when we sneeze, …

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