Emotional Brain – Mysteries of the Brain

Emotional Brain – Mysteries of the Brain

♪ MUSIC ♪ TOM COSTELLO: This rabbit is running for its life. It’s a response to one of the most common emotions in the animal kingdom: fear. KEVIN LABAR: Emotions are really important in order to guide behavior. COSTELLO: For…

The Connection between Memory and Sleep – Science Nation

The Connection between Memory and Sleep – Science Nation

♫MUSIC♫ MILES O’BRIEN: Whether it’s studying for an exam or trying to remember your shopping list, might it be possible to improve your memory while you sleep? KEN PALLER: The question is what determines which information is going to be…

As we develop, how do stereotypes come to affect behavioral choices?

As we develop, how do stereotypes come to affect behavioral choices?

Andrew Meltzoff: Well stereotypes have a very powerful influence on young children. We, and others, have been studying this recently. There are stereotypes in American culture, many stereotypes; some about gender, some about race, ethnicity, even social class and age.…

3D Tele-Rehabilitation: Beyond Today’s Internet

3D Tele-Rehabilitation: Beyond Today’s Internet

♪ MUSIC ♪ I am working on a project called 3D Telerehabilitation. What we are basically trying to do is virtualize a physical therapy session in which a patient and a therapist cannot be together at the same location. Even…

Nutrition, Hydration & Health - Science of NFL Football

Nutrition, Hydration & Health – Science of NFL Football

NFL football players are known for their grit tenacity and hard knocks but one of their toughest physical challenges comes a training camp with its twice daily practices known as two a days two days men it is rough you…