The Bobo Beatdown: Crash Course Psychology #12

The Bobo Beatdown: Crash Course Psychology #12

It’s 1961. You’re wandering around Stanford University, looking for a sandwich or something when you happen to walk by a particular room in a particular lab, and see something a little unnerving. Namely, you find a woman punching an inflatable clown named Bobo in the neck. Over and over in its neck. This was the …

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Stanford’s Beth Darnall, PhD, Provides an Overview of Pain Psychology

So people may wonder how and why psychology relates to pain. And I think a really nice place for understanding how pain relates to psychology is to consider the definition of pain from the International Association for the Study of Pain. And the definition that they give of pain is that pain is both a …

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Speaking of Psychology – Raising Children Responsibly in the Digital Age with Roberta Golinkoff, PhD

Speaking of Psychology – Raising Children Responsibly in the Digital Age with Roberta Golinkoff, PhD

Hello and welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a podcast produced by the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kim Mills and I’m speaking to you from APA’s Technology, Mind and Society conference in Washington. This is an interdisciplinary meeting aimed at assessing current efforts to understand and shape the interactions of human beings in technology, …

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59 My Depression is Gone — Faster EFT Testimonial

59 My Depression is Gone — Faster EFT Testimonial

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Jim Rohn – Psychology of Wealth Thinking  (Jim Rohn Pesonal Development)

Jim Rohn – Psychology of Wealth Thinking (Jim Rohn Pesonal Development)

here’s the big challenge of life you can have more than you’ve got because you can become more than you are that’s the challenge and of course the other side of the coin reads unless you change how you are you always have what you got i have found in my experience that income does …

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Paul Bloom: The Psychology of Everything

Paul Bloom: The Psychology of Everything

Hello, my name is Paul Bloom and I’m a Professor of Psychology at Yale University. And what I want to do today is present a brief introduction to psychology, which is the science of the human mind. Now, I’m admittedly biased, but I think psychology is the most interesting of all scientific fields. It’s the …

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Michio Kaku: Mental communication and infinite knowledge are on the horizon

Michio Kaku: Mental communication and infinite knowledge are on the horizon

Eventually, a computer chip will cost a penny, which is the cost of scrap paper. They’ll be everywhere and nowhere, including your eyeball, in your contact lens. You’ll blink, and you’ll be online. And who are the first people to buy internet contact lenses? College students, taking final examinations. They will blink and see all …

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Sensation and Perception: Crash Course Psychology #5

Sensation and Perception: Crash Course Psychology #5

Let me tell you about Oliver Sacks, the famous physician, professor and author of unusual neurological case studies. We’ll be looking at some of his fascinating research in future lessons, but for now, I just want to talk about Sacks himself. Although he possesses a brilliant and inquisitive mind, Dr. Sacks cannot do a simple …

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The Psychology of Colour, Emotion and Online Shopping

The Psychology of Colour, Emotion and Online Shopping

“Colours are lights suffering and joy” That was a quote from the Theory of Colours, published back in 1810 by Goethe, a German writer. He wrote about how colours are perceived by humans, how they make us think and feel. “Red conveys an impression of gravity and dignity, and at the same time of grace …

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