Anorexia Isn’t Just a Psychiatric Disorder

Anorexia Isn’t Just a Psychiatric Disorder

[♪ INTRO] Anorexia nervosa is a common and dangerous illness that affects millions of people. For a long time, it’s been thought of primarily as a psychiatric disorder, but new research published this week in the journal Nature Genetics suggests…

The puzzle of motivation | Dan Pink

The puzzle of motivation | Dan Pink

I need to make a confession at the outset here. A little over 20 years ago, I did something that I regret, something that I’m not particularly proud of. Something that, in many ways, I wish no one would ever…

MDMA: The Perfect Drug For Psychotherapy w/ Dr. Ben Sessa

MDMA: The Perfect Drug For Psychotherapy w/ Dr. Ben Sessa

We mustn’t make influences about psychedelic therapies by what we know about the recreational use of the drugs it’s almost irrelevant yeah so if if people make influence is about MDMA therapy based on what they know about ravers taking…

Regression to the Mean

Regression to the Mean

Which is most effective for helping people learn: punishment or reward? Well, consider the case of Israeli fighter pilot training, because instructors there found that negative feedback was far superior to positive feedback. If a cadet performed a particularly poor…

STS Seminars 2018  – Anna Alexandrova – When Well-being becomes a number

STS Seminars 2018 – Anna Alexandrova – When Well-being becomes a number

[Dr Emma Tobin] Good Afternoon, almost good evening everybody. So i’d like to introduce Anna Alexandrova, who’s come down from Cambridge this evening. Anna is a Reader in Philosophy of Social Science at Cambridge, and she does some policy and…

The psychology of self-motivation | Scott Geller | TEDxVirginiaTech

The psychology of self-motivation | Scott Geller | TEDxVirginiaTech

Translator: Quan Sun Reviewer: Denise RQ Thank you. Thank you. Beyond boundaries. What a theme, huh? Now, when I think of boundaries, I think of rules, regulations, and restrictions. And I think of the parents, and the teachers, and the…

How Doctors Accidentally Discovered Psychiatric Drugs

How Doctors Accidentally Discovered Psychiatric Drugs

[INTRO ♪] A century ago, the idea that pharmaceuticals could treat mental illness was considered fringe science—now, it’s fundamental psychiatry. That shift happened when effective drugs for conditions like schizophrenia and depression were found in the 1950s—by accident. Basically, some…

“This Is Psychology” Episode 8: Psychotherapy

“This Is Psychology” Episode 8: Psychotherapy

>>NORMAN ANDERSON: Hello, I’m Dr. Norman Anderson and welcome to “This Is Psychology.” Every day, consumers are bombarded with ads and other messages touting drugs as the answer to their health problems, whether those problems are physical or emotional. While…

15 Signs You’re An INFJ – The World’s Rarest Personality Type

15 Signs You’re An INFJ – The World’s Rarest Personality Type

Brainy Dose Presents: 15 Signs You’re An INFJ – The World’s Rarest Personality Type The acronym INFJ stands for introversion, intuition, feeling, and judgment. This personality type is considered to be one of the rarest of the 16 Myers-Briggs Personality…