I Watch 3 Episodes of Mind Field With Our Experts & Researchers

(soft music) (eerie sound) – Hey Vsauce! Michael here. Every episode of Mind Field is now free to view all over the world, all 24 episodes, all three seasons. Whoa! It is really exciting. And it’s why I’ve invited you hear to Vsauce headquarters. Why watch Mind Field alone when you could watch it with […]

Why Are We Morbidly Curious?

Hey Vsauce. Michael here. In 1924psychologist Carney Landis drew lines on people’s facesand then photographed them in various scenariosto study facial expressions.But he didn’t use actorsand he didn’t tell the participants to pretend to feel emotions. Instead,he subjected them to actual trauma.He had them do things likesmell ammonia, look at pornographic images and even reach […]

Why Meditate? | Change your Brain’s Default Mode

In the midst of being charged at by twenty masked men armed with rifles and explosives,Sally Adee was able to calmly and smoothly shoot down all of her attackers one by one.Sally didn’t entirely grasp what had happened – from her perspective, the 20 minute skirmishlasted only a few moments, and when it was over, […]

How to Stay Motivated, Using Psychology.

Every day, you probably have to do at least one thing you’d rather not do.Maybe you have to finish a boring work project, or go to the gym again, or stick to your dietwhen you’d rather spend the day binging Netflix and eating Doritos.Sticking to your long-term goals requires motivation.But just like people, motivation is […]

616 Neuroplasticity made easy | How to get Control in life | Neuroscience

FasterEFT’sbelief system and the difficult part.Thank you. Hello hello, you’ve got me on mike?Hello, hello, hello, helloHello, hello, right there sounds goodDid you feel the energy?Hey, I’m so glad to be ..I’m so glad to be here,I’m glad you’re hereMy name is Robert SmithEhm…Tell you a little bit about my storyIt’s probably like some of […]

2-Minute Neuroscience: Benzodiazepines

Welcome to 2 minute neuroscience, where I explain neuroscience topics in 2 minutes orless.In this installment I will discuss benzodiazepines.Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs named for their chemical structure that are commonlyused to treat anxiety disorders and sleep-related disorders.They include well-known drugs like valium, xanax, and klonopin.There are dozens of drugs in the benzodiazepine […]

This Is What A Stroke Does To Your Body

Are you experiencing a sudden numbness or weakness on one side of your face, arm, orleg?How about sudden and inexplicable trouble walking, talking, or understanding speech?You may be having a stroke.Hello everyone!Crystal here for DNews ready to talk about one of the medical emergencies that scaresme the most.Stroke.A “stroke” can occur at anytime to anyone, […]

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s | Lisa Genova

How many people here would like to live to be at least 80 years old?Yeah.I think we all have this hopeful expectationof living into old age.Let’s project out into the future,to your future “you’s,”and let’s imagine that we’re all 85.Now, everyone look at two people.One of you probably has Alzheimer’s disease.(Laughter)Alright, alright.And maybe you’re thinking, […]

How Does Adderall™ Work?

It can make you happy, suppress your appetite,reduce fatigue, increase your attention span, andit’s used to treat narcolepsy, depression and ADHD.What magical substance does all of this?Adderall.[Reactions intro]Over 25 million people worldwide use amphetamine,which is the active ingredient in Adderall.Amphetamine has actually been aroundsince the 1800s, and has a pretty neat history.First synthesized in 1887 […]

How Does HYPNOSIS Work?

You’re sitting in a chair, waiting to move into a trance-like state…You’ve already established trust with operator…The operator begins by instructing you to be completely relaxed and follow directionscarefully…Your brain’s motor activity is slowed through a repetitive process like counting backwards,imagining you are descending down an endless stairway, or staring at a hypnotic devicewhich is […]