The Heart, Part 1 – Under Pressure: Crash Course A&P #25

The Heart, Part 1 – Under Pressure: Crash Course A&P #25

Your heart, that throbbing, beating muscle, is probably the most iconic organ in your body. No other organ gets its own holiday, or as much radio play. And you’re not likely to get a love note decorated with a kidney or a spleen, or even a brain, which is really what rules the emotions. Don’t …

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Blood, Part 1 – True Blood: Crash Course A&P #29

Blood, Part 1 – True Blood: Crash Course A&P #29

Don’t take this the wrong way, but you’re pretty replaceable. When it comes to your body, science has figured out how to hack, synthesize, or replace a surprising amount of its parts and processes. We have implants to keep heart beats steady, and steel rods to mimic bones. We’ve got drugs that can replace hormones, …

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The Heart, Part 1 – Under Pressure: Crash Course A&P #25

Your heart, that throbbing, beating muscle, is probably the most iconic organ in your body. No other organ gets its own holiday, or as much radio play. And you’re not likely to get a love note decorated with a kidney or a spleen, or even a brain, which is really what rules the emotions. Don’t …

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2D Glasses! Take the Headache out of 3D

2D Glasses! Take the Headache out of 3D

Good morning John, so as you may have noticed, 3D movies are all the rage, and when I say rage, in some cases I mean actual, physical, literal RAGE. I mean really, isn’t there enough 3D in our lives already? Almost everything I have ever known has been 3-dimensional. Seeing a movie in 2D, that …

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OCD and Anxiety Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #29

OCD and Anxiety Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #29

Ever heard a really good joke about polio? Or made a casual reference to someone having hepatitis? Or maybe teased your buddy by saying he has muscular dystrophy? Of course you have never done that, because you are not a terrible person. You’d never make fun of someone for having a physical illness, but folks …

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5 Easy Tips to Beat Anxiety! Mental Health Help with Kati Morton treatment therapy recovery college

5 Easy Tips to Beat Anxiety! Mental Health Help with Kati Morton treatment therapy recovery college

Hey everyone. Today I’m going to talk with you about five tips to beat anxiety. So stay tuned. So like I said. Today I want to talk with you about five helpful tips to beat anxiety. I’ve heard from so many of you, that you struggle with this. And there are so many ways that …

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Social Influence: Crash Course Psychology #38

Social Influence: Crash Course Psychology #38

If someone in a position of authority told you to like, stop walking on the grass, you would stop walking on the grass, right? And if they told you to help someone’s grandma cross the street, or pick up your dog’s poop, or put your shoes on before you go into a store, you’d probably …

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Biomedical Treatments: Crash Course Psychology #36

Biomedical Treatments: Crash Course Psychology #36

If you saw our last lesson on psychotherapy you might be wondering: What happened to Bernice? Has she found a way to manage her depression? Is she still wracked with anxiety? Well it’s really nice of you to ask. And I’ll tell her you said, “hi.” But for our purposes as students of psychology, the …

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Depressive and Bipolar Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #30

Depressive and Bipolar Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #30

American psychologist, and professor of psychiatry, Kay Redfield Jamison, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on bipolar disorder. She’s spent her career researching, lecturing, and writing seminal books on the condition. A condition that she also happens to have had her entire adult life. In her memoir, “An Unquiet Mind,” Jamison details what it …

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Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology: Crash Course A&P #1

Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology: Crash Course A&P #1

I’d like you to take a second and really look at yourself. I don’t mean take stock of your life, which really isn’t any of my business, but I mean just look at your body. Hold up a hand and wiggle it around. Take a sip of water. Hold your breath. Sniff the air. These …

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