Nature vs nurture – Intro to Psychology

Nature vs nurture – Intro to Psychology

Developmental psychologists study how we change from the cradle to the grave. When psychology was a new science, there was a great debate. This is called the nature vs nurture debate. Some psychologists believe that we were born a blank slate, or the Latin term “table rasa.†This means that our environment completely dictates who …

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NOT TONIGHT  DEAR,  I HAVE A HEADACHE

NOT TONIGHT DEAR, I HAVE A HEADACHE

Nature hides so many surprises for us and we usually ignore The most simplest things that pop right in front of us. Have you ever had your spouse say Not tonight there. I have a headache or Not tonight dear I’m too tired I’m sure several of you have heard the same as an excuse …

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Angry Hippo Crushes Antelope

Angry Hippo Crushes Antelope

COMM: Game ranger Pieter Van Wyk has been tracking a pack of African wild dogs and they’ve cornered a female bushbuck. COMM: As more dogs arrive, things are not looking good for the antelope. Man: Mother, if you start crying… COMM: Initially rescued by the hippo’s unlikely intervention, now the antelope is stuck in the …

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What animals are thinking and feeling, and why it should matter | Carl Safina | TEDxMidAtlantic

What animals are thinking and feeling, and why it should matter | Carl Safina | TEDxMidAtlantic

Translator: Milena Tomol Reviewer: Claire Ghyselen We start with a simple question: “Does my pet really love me, or does she just want a treat?” (Laughter) Obviously, she really loves us. Obviously, right? (Laughter) How do we know what’s really going on in those furry little heads? Something is going on. Why is the question …

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Understanding Hoarding – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding Hoarding – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] Initially, HoardingUK was just started as the helpline, so I was volunteering Fridays, I put up the one-page website in September, by October I had my first call. I can never say this without welling up. The first thing she said to me was “Where have you been?” The clinical statistics are 2 to …

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Understanding OCD – Part 5 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 5 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] It’s not just the sufferers, you know? We’ve all got families, and it affects the family. It affects the workplace. It affects every aspect of your life. And OCD Action provide support and resources to everybody. We offer a helpline, so an email and phone helpline, which is a listening and information service. We …

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After Heart Attack, Turning Scar Tissue Into Heart Cells

After Heart Attack, Turning Scar Tissue Into Heart Cells

bjbjLULU GWEN IFILL: Next, a development that could be good news for millions of heart attack victims. Scientists announced they have managed to convert damaged tissue into functioning heart muscle. The research appeared today in the science journal Nature. NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels has our story, produced in collaboration with KQED San Francisco’s QUEST program. …

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Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

Wood is tough stuff, which is why we use it to hold up houses and trees use it to hold up themselves. If you’ve ever swung an axe against a tree, you know chipping away wood takes a lot of force. Now imagine chipping away that wood with your face. That’s what it’s like to …

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Do Woodpeckers Get Headaches?

Do Woodpeckers Get Headaches?

—-INTRO HI GUYS I’M CATIE WAYNE AND THIS IS ANIMALIST NEWS FUN FACTS! IF WE HIT OUR HEAD AGAINST A TREE FOR A FEW HOURS WE’D PROBABLY END UP WITH A WICKED BRAIN INJURY. THE PILEATED WOODPECKER, HOWEVER, SPENDS ENTIRE DAYS SMACKING IT’S HEAD INTO TREES WITH A FORCE OF FIFTEEN MILES PER HOUR AND …

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Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] I’m running 230 kilometres through the Amazon rainforest of Peru. The actual event is called the Jungle Ultra, and I’m doing the event to raise money and awareness for OCD Action. Why do I take on these massive challenges? My answer is this. Number 1 – it gives my pain some kind of purpose. …

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