A.J. Robison on the Neural Basis of Sex Differences in Depression – #37

>>STEVE: Thanks for joining us, I’m Steve Hsu.>>COREY: And I’m Corey Washington. And we’re your hosts for Manifold. Our guest today is A.J. Robison. A.J. is an associate professor of physiology at Michigan State University specializing in the use of mouse models to study the role of changes in gene expression and protein function in …

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Better brain health | DW Documentary

Better brain health | DW Documentary

It’s impossible to avoid them! For decades we have been surrounded by sweet and fatty foods. And the body has not been dealing well with these eating habits. But what about the brain? Do our mental health, our moods, and our brain abilities suffer from the wrong kind of nutrition? We know that junk food …

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15 percent of Americans have migraine disease. Why aren’t there better treatment options?

15 percent of Americans have migraine disease. Why aren’t there better treatment options?

AMNA NAWAZ: It’s often dismissed as just a headache, but a migraine attack is much more than that. Fifteen percent of Americans are affected. But, as Stephanie Sy reports, the stigma associated with migraine disease has meant fewer resources for desperate patients. The story is part of our regular series on the Leading Edge of …

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How to get healthy without dieting | Darya Rose | TEDxSalem

How to get healthy without dieting | Darya Rose | TEDxSalem

Translator: Zsófia Herczeg Reviewer: Tanya Cushman I started my first diet when I was eleven years old, sixth grade. I wasn’t overweight or anything close to it, but I came into the kitchen before school one morning, and my mom was making herself a chocolate milkshake for breakfast. If you can remember being eleven, you …

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The Psychology of Shopping

Why do we buy the things that we buy? In my last video, I explained how certain factors can influence your choice of yogurt. And in this video, I want to focus on one factor in particular mindset priming. Whatever you see or experience before you make a decision puts you in a mindset that …

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How to Make Better Decisions (with science)

How to Make Better Decisions (with science)

There’s this one scenario I find myself in all of the time: I’m trying to get home after a meeting. It’s quicker to drive, so I call an Uber. And while I’m waiting, I realise the car is stuck in traffic. I could cancel it and get the train, by now that might be quicker …

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Managing mental health and Parkinson’s

Managing mental health and Parkinson’s

Wait absorb surroundings Ninja focus Lower your heart rate, control your breathing Proceed Go on Teal! If you’re having a bad day there’s quite a good phrase I use if you’re in a place like this It’s an abbreviation called WASP W-A-S-P You can wait absorb your surroundings and then proceed and it gives you …

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The Psychology of Keeping Secrets

The Psychology of Keeping Secrets

This episode is supported by Prudential. *Voice of male narrator* “My lord. I love you:” “And durst commend a secret to your ear.” “Much weightier than this work.” Aside from Shakespeare’s “Old English” flair those lines sound a lot like conventional wisdom. Secrets can be heavy Even today, we talk about how secrets can weigh …

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Stanford Neuroscience Health Center Debuts

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center Debuts

This Stanford Neuroscience Health Center is a physical realization of our long-held dream and vision. The medical architecture of the last generation placed the physician at the center of things.This building flips that. It places the patient at the center of all things we do. The very best patient care requires that we put many …

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Make Stress Work for You: Cognitive Reappraisal

Make Stress Work for You: Cognitive Reappraisal

>>NARRATOR In a few seconds, you’re going to sing. [karaoke music] It’s a song you probably know. We’ll provide words and melody; you just provide the voice. Wherever you are, belt it out! We’ll tell you how well you did at the end. Ready? Okay, pause. We’re not actually going to make you sing Journey …

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