What If You Never Washed Your Hands? – Dear Blocko #3

What If You Never Washed Your Hands? – Dear Blocko #3

Hey there! Welcome to Life Noggin! Ooh! I have fingers! Do i like this? I can’t tell if i like this! Welcome to another episode of Dear Blocko! This is where I answer your questions about the world around you, or questions about my world! Let’s get started! Gaming Person of Roblox asks – What …

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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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Are You Under 24? Science Says You Still Have the Brain of a Teen

Are You Under 24? Science Says You Still Have the Brain of a Teen

We define adolescence as the years between childhood and adulthood. The exact age might depend on the country — things like the age you can vote or drink — but it’s roughly defined as being from age 10 to 19. But, a new study is suggesting that adolescence should end as late as 24 to …

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Exploring Social-Emotional Learning Skills in Health and Physical Education

Exploring Social-Emotional Learning Skills in Health and Physical Education

[music] Kristin Berfelz: Welcome and thank you for joining us for Exploring Social-Emotional Learning Skills in Health and Physical Education Curriculum webinar. My name is Kristin Berfelz and I’m a project leader with Ophea. Please note that there is a chat room in the bottom right-hand corner of the adobe connect room that you can …

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What are the Top 10 Trends in Psychology for 2020

What are the Top 10 Trends in Psychology for 2020

Here’s your countdown for the top 10 Trends in Psychology in 2020. Ten – Academia is Going High Tech. New technologies are improving psychology education and helping researchers share their findings more broadly. Nine – Pioneering New Ways to Protect Privacy. With more psychologists work going digital, psychologists are developing new strategies to protect users …

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Speaking of Psychology – Using Psychology for Pain Relief & Opioid Reduction w/ Beth Darnall (SOP67)

Speaking of Psychology – Using Psychology for Pain Relief & Opioid Reduction w/ Beth Darnall (SOP67)

Hello and welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a podcast produced by the American Psychological Association. I’m your host Kaitlin Luna. I’m joined by Dr. Beth Darnall, a clinical professor at Stanford University, whose research focuses on how to best treat and prevent chronic pain, as well as strategies for opioid use reduction. Welcome, Dr. Darnall. …

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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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The Structure & Cost of US Health Care: Crash Course Sociology #44

The Structure & Cost of US Health Care: Crash Course Sociology #44

The health care system in America is…complicated. Doctors, hospitals, insurance and drug companies – it can be hard to navigate all the moving parts of healthcare, and it’s even harder if you’re trying to do it when you’re sick. Theory and statistics can give us a broad understanding of the social and cultural forces that …

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The Common Character Trait of Geniuses | James Gleick | Big Think

The Common Character Trait of Geniuses | James Gleick | Big Think

I’m tempted to say smart, creative people have no particularly different set of character traits than the rest of us except for being smart and creative, and those being character traits. Then, on the other hand, I wrote a biography of Richard Feynman and a biography of Isaac Newton. Now, there are two great scientific …

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