HOW HEALTHY IS JACKSEPTICEYE? | DNA Test (23andMe)

HOW HEALTHY IS JACKSEPTICEYE? | DNA Test (23andMe)

Top of the morning to you laddies! My name is Jacksepticeye and UGHHHHUHH I just woke up. I’m literally just out of bed so I probably look like shit and I sound like shit but that’s fine, (no Sean you are a cutie) because we got another thing going on. You remember, well I don’t …

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The Psychopath Next Door :: James Fallon

Go to a party with fifty people in it, there’s a psychopath, a full-blown psychopath there. There’s probably five borderline psychopaths there. They’re not going to kill you, rape you, or maybe even take your money, but they’re going to manipulate the situation, make you look bad, or use you in some way. Something bad …

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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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The Science of Depression

The Science of Depression

With over 350 million people affected by depression worldwide, it’s no doubt an incredibly real and serious issue. But, what exactly is going on inside of a depressed person? Is there a biological basis for these intense feelings of sadness? In the past, depression was often described as simply a ‘chemical imbalance’ in the brain. …

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Five mental disorders share some of the same genes

Five mental disorders share some of the same genes

CUTHBERT: This study examined five different psychiatric disorders that we’ve always thought of as distinct disorders. Autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and unipolar depression. It examined the genetics in all of these disorders in one BIG sample, as though they were simply a single illness. And they found genes that …

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