Tag Archives: Brain

Upside Down Glasses Challenge

Today we’re putting on these glasses that turn everything upside down and playing some games. Let’s do that. ♪ (theme music) ♪ Good Mythical Morning. If you paid a little bit of attention in biology class, you probably know how the eyeball works. It sees something and then the lens in your eyes actually flips… Read More »

How astronomy makes neuroscience even cooler: brains, gold, and neutron stars | Michelle Thaller

To me it’s amazing some of the things that we actually do know. There’s plenty of things that are conjecture or theories but there’s a lot of stuff that we have real observations and real knowledge of. And amazingly, to me, one of the things is: where did all the atoms in our body come… Read More »

How Do Astronomers Measure Distance?

Hi, and welcome to Brain Stuff. I’m Jonathan Strickland. And I’m Ben Bowlin. And Ben, I understand we have an interesting question today. Oh, yeah. This is a good one. All right, so Jonathan. Are you ready? Yep. That’s not the question. OK. All right. How do astronomers measure distance? How are they able to… Read More »

Do We Have Free Will or Are We Predetermined?

The history of philosophy has been dominated by competing arguments around the ideas of Free Will and Determinism. Simply stated, the issue hangs on whether human beings should be thought of as fundamentally free to choose their actions and mould their lives – or whether they should be deemed as being at heart determined by… Read More »

Divination d’anniversaire | Mentalisme [Concealed #06] – Isabella Star’s

So Mehdi, what we gonna do today is that we gonna try to link someone you know with your “thoughts” We gonna try to play with birthdate You will think of a person you know his birthdate, it could be your parents, a good friend, your girlfriend if you have one, your boyfriend, doesn’t matter… Read More »

The Hidden Beauty of our Mind | Susan Aldworth | TEDxWarwickSalon

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven This is a picture of me, taken on Christmas Day 1999. You might not think it’s a conventional picture, but I was lying on an operating table in a hospital, having a brain scan for suspected brain hemorrhage. The scan proved negative; there was nothing wrong with… Read More »

The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans | Daniel Amen | TEDxOrangeCoast

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Denise RQ In this talk, I’m going to give you the single most important lesson my colleagues and I have learned from looking at 83,000 brain scans. But first, let me put the lesson into context. I am in the middle of seven children. Growing up, my father called me a… Read More »

Build don’t break relationships with communication – connect the dots | Amy Scott | TEDxQueenstown

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Wow. Thanks. What if your natural communication style is crippling your relationships? What if the way that you naturally process information is doing more harm than good? What if every time you opened your mouth or just walked into a room, you caused damage? Your communication style… Read More »

You aren’t at the mercy of your emotions — your brain creates them | Lisa Feldman Barrett

My research lab sits about a mile from where several bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon in 2013. The surviving bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of Chechnya, was tried, convicted and sentenced to death. Now, when a jury has to make the decision between life in prison and the death penalty, they base their decision largely on… Read More »

Are you biased? I am | Kristen Pressner | TEDxBasel

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Denise RQ Let me just get this out there. I have a bias against women leaders. No one can be more surprised about this than me. I’m a woman leader. And on top, I even work in human resources, which means it’s my job to be unbiased. In fact, I passionately… Read More »