Depression is a silent killer. A.I. is turning up the volume. | Eric Topol

Depression is a silent killer. A.I. is turning up the volume. | Eric Topol

One of the most exciting things in the world of AI in health is being able to digitize the state of mind. That is being able to use different metrics to be able to say, this person is depressed, or this person is really happy and doing well. And so one of the really great …

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Heads-Up: Depression Isn’t the Only Postpartum Disorder

Heads-Up: Depression Isn’t the Only Postpartum Disorder

{♫Intro♫} Having a newborn can be a joyous experience but it can also be overwhelming. After all, you’re suddenly responsible for this helpless, needy human being. And while they might be super adorable, they’re also not that interesting for a while. On top of that, there are all kinds of hormone fluctuations, sleep disruptions, and …

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Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain | Ruairi Robertson | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica

Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain | Ruairi Robertson | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Imagine this… You have just won ten million dollars in the lottery. Congratulations. (Laughter) You have just eaten the most delicious, warm, chocolate brownie that has ever been baked. (Laughter) You… have just had sex. (Laughter) And you… have just done all three at the same time. Congratulations to …

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Mental Disorders as Brain Disorders: Thomas Insel at TEDxCaltech

Mental Disorders as Brain Disorders: Thomas Insel at TEDxCaltech

Translator: Reiko Bovee Reviewer: ANTONIO RODRÍGUEZ DE LA TORRE This is the first time I’ve ever followed Pinky the Mouse. (Laughter) If nothing else should tell you that science can be fun, science can be counter-intuitive, science can blow your mind, and what I’m going to do in the next few minutes is to tell …

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8 SCIENTIFIC TRICKS TO BECOME PERFECTLY HAPPY

There are thousands of tips and psychological techniques to help you feel happy and learn to rejoice each day. But what if our own body had a say in the matter? Here are some findings from neuroscientists — the people who know exactly when and why your brain can give you the feeling of total …

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A mental health discovery that could change criminal justice forever | Kim Gorgens | TEDxMileHigh

A mental health discovery that could change criminal justice forever | Kim Gorgens | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Hiroko Kawano Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Looking around, I noticed that every one of you brought you brain today. (Laughter) In all seriousness, most of us take our brain for granted. You don’t actually have to think about how it works, it just does. But that’s a luxury that people with a traumatic …

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The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

Translator: Linda Anderson Reviewer: Rebecca DeHovitz So, I have a Facebook friend whose life seems perfect. She lives in a gorgeous house. And she has a really rewarding career. And she and her family go on all these exciting adventures together on the weekends. And I swear that they must take a professional photographer along …

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Brain Plasticity: A Mental Health Renaissance  | Hani Akasheh | TEDxPSUT

Brain Plasticity: A Mental Health Renaissance | Hani Akasheh | TEDxPSUT

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs My brother and I grew up in an anxious household, with a mom who had a tendency for chronic depression and anxiety and a father who was emotionally unavailable, which at time made things worse. We grew up in a house where there was so much emphasis on academic …

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How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

Are you sleeping restlessly, feeling irritable or moody, forgetting little things, and feeling overwhelmed and isolated? Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. You’re probably just stressed out. Stress isn’t always a bad thing. It can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport, or have to …

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Thomas Insel: Toward a new understanding of mental illness

Thomas Insel: Toward a new understanding of mental illness

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha So let’s start with some good news, and the good news has to do with what do we know based on biomedical research that actually has changed the outcomes for many very serious diseases? Let’s start with leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, ALL, the most common cancer of children. When …

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