A Lesson On the Psychology of Meetings from SNL and Google, with Charles Duhigg

A Lesson On the Psychology of Meetings from SNL and Google, with Charles Duhigg

About five years ago Google started this interesting experiment. They wanted to figure out how to build the perfect team. And so what they did is they started collecting huge amounts of data about all the teams within Google. And their initial hypothesis was you can make teams better by putting the right people together, …

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Do Psychologists Still Use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs?

Do Psychologists Still Use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs?

[♩ INTRO ] Humans are driven by all kinds of wants and needs. They can be as simple as needing food to keep your body going, or as complex as wanting to write a symphony. Psychologists are curious about what motivates us, moment to moment and year to year. And they aim to describe these …

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What should you do when a mental health crisis strikes?

What should you do when a mental health crisis strikes?

If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, I think the first thing to do is figure out what you need. Right? So, if you’re having trouble with your own safety, you’re really thinking about killing yourself, you need to get help. And you need to see a professional, or you need to go to an …

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How Technology Is Helping (and Hurting) Health Care

Great, so I’m here with Dr. Tejal Gandhi. We just finished a great WIHI, The Digital Transformation: How Technology is Helping and Hurting Healthcare with you and both Bob Wachter as our experts. So thank you for taking the time. One question that we didn’t get to, we touched on the theme a little bit. …

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How to use a Defibrillator | First Aid for a Heart Attack

How to use a Defibrillator | First Aid for a Heart Attack

You use a defibrillator if somebody is unconscious and not breathing. So you’ve checked for danger and you’ve checked for response, you’ve opened the airway, you’ve checked for breathing, and they’re not breathing normally. And, they have less than two breaths in a 10 second period; so, you will then start CPR, Okay,and get an …

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Heart Attack First Aid

Heart Attack First Aid

– Heart attacks. If you suspect someone’s having a heart attack, the signs might be that they’re pale, cold, clammy, feeling sick, feeling thirsty, maybe they just had a nasty shock or maybe they’re at rest and they suddenly feel incredibly ill. Keep everyone as calm as you possibly can. Encourage the person to sit …

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How to help if your dog is having a heart attack

How to help if your dog is having a heart attack

– Hello, I’m Emma Hammitt from First Aid For Pets. And today, I’m going to talk to you about how to help if you think your dog may be having a heart attack. Now, canine heart attacks are, fortunately, still comparatively rare in the UK. They can occur in dogs of any breed, although flat-faced …

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Understanding Car Crashes: When Physics Meets Biology

Understanding Car Crashes: When Physics Meets Biology

♪ MUSIC ♪ Griff Jones, Host: WHY IS IT THAT SOME SPECTACULAR RACE CAR CRASHES PRODUCE ONLY MINOR INJURIES? HOW CAN THREE COLLISIONS OCCUR IN THIS ONE CRASH BETWEEN A CAR AND A WALL? THE ANSWERS ARE DETERMINED BY THE LAWS OF NATURE AND CAN BEST BE EXPLAINED WHEN PHYSICS MEETS BIOLOGY. THROUGH INJURY BIOMECHANICS, …

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Mental Illness in L.A. – Part 2

Mental Illness in L.A. – Part 2

It’s full every night, this place holds I think about 160 single women and we’re full, we’re overflowing so we’ve put out cots in the area downstairs where I showed you the day room for the women as well as the men – that’s our overflow. So how long essentially would someone stay here? Normally …

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2013 PSAC national health and safety conference on mental health in the workplace

2013 PSAC national health and safety conference on mental health in the workplace

In April 2013, PSAC held a national health and safety conference on mental health in the workplace. We asked PSAC members to share their reflections in this important issue. How the members recognize mental illness. I was probably guilty of what we call ‘presenteeism.’ I was there in body, but in spirit I was functioning …

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