How psychology affects your decision-making | Priming & Loss Aversion

From ABC Science. Lily Serna finds out how maths can help us all become smarter with the risks we take in life. Are you playing life too safe? #LilySerna #Psychology Subscribe: https://ab.co/2YFO4Go Like: https://www.facebook.com/ABCScience Follow: https://twitter.com/ABCscience ————————————————————— This is an official Australian Broadcasting Corporation YouTube channel. Contributions may be removed if they violate ABC’s Online…

Murchison meteorite: The rarest of meteorites

From ABC Science. The Murchison meteorite travelled for more than a million years before reaching Earth. What can it tell us about the origins of life? #Meterorite #ABCScience Subscribe: https://ab.co/2YFO4Go Like: https://www.facebook.com/ABCScience Follow: https://twitter.com/ABCscience ————————————————————— This is an official Australian Broadcasting Corporation YouTube channel. Contributions may be removed if they violate ABC’s Online Conditions of…

Kangaroos: How much do you know about this national icon?

From ABC Science. Ann Jones breaks down funny kangaroo videos from the internet. From their unique hop to their peculiar swimming style, kangaroos are amazing creatures. Video Credits: Skippy The Bush Kangaroo [Fauna Productions]: https://www.facebook.com/ABCScience/videos/298506907595682/?v=298506907595682 Rogue kangaroo chases golfers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBnRM2JjY6g Kangaroo invades field at Australian soccer match: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7HHXE6x6AY Skippy joins horse race: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRISHI1Yfwk Kangaroos swimming…

How dangerous are Emus, really? | REACTION

From ABC Science. Emus are six-foot flightless birds, with razor sharp claws. How did these birds evolve to be so big and intimidating? And are they aggressive to humans? Nature nerd, Ann Jones, breaks down their curious behaviour. Video Credits: Emu playing fetch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV8d19DRQXM Emu goes nuts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYTkxibjVQ8 Hilarious emu antics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrsOGU1JFUU Curious emu gets…

Could a drug reverse aging?

From ABC Science. We’re living longer than ever before. But are we living better? Scientists are developing new medicines designed to reverse ageing. These drugs seek out and destroy the ‘sleeping cells’ that cause inflammation – a major driver for age-related disease. Neuroscientist Dr Sarah McKay uncovers this extraordinary new science, by speaking to Prof…

What is biohacking? Meet the biohacker who refuses to age

From ABC Science. Biohackers are people who want to hack their biology to make their bodies and brains function better. That could mean eating well and keeping fit but some individuals take things way further. Neuroscientist, Dr Sarah McKay meets Eric Matzner who — if things go his way — will live forever. Australians can…

Can we explain String Theory in an elevator ride

From ABC Science. Introducing our new YouTube series, Elevator Pitch, with Rad Yeo. We challenge a scientist to explain some of the most complex, mind-boggling ideas in science in the time it takes to ride an elevator from ground floor to penthouse. Our expert is Professor Geraint Lewis, an astrophysicist from University of Sydney. You…

Welcome to ABC Science

From ABC Science. We help you understand how science affects our lives. We post videos about the human body and mind, space and the natural world. Subscribe to come along for the ride: https://ab.co/2YFO4Go Like: https://www.facebook.com/ABCScience Follow: https://twitter.com/ABCscience ————————————————————— This is an official Australian Broadcasting Corporation YouTube channel. Contributions may be removed if they violate…

Could you handle being an astronaut?

From ABC Science. Astronauts have the coolest jobs in the universe. So what does it take to become an astronaut for NASA, ESA or even the Australian Space Agency? We’ve recruited some wanna-be astronauts to help show you how to test yourself at home. If you’d like a copy of this astronaut test and others,…

Take this astronaut visual perception test

From ABC Science. Astronauts have the coolest jobs in the universe. So what does it take to become an astronaut for NASA, ESA or even the Australian Space Agency? We’ve recruited some wanna-be astronauts to help show you how to test yourself at home. If you’d like a copy of this astronaut test and others,…

Do you want to go to space? | Stargazing Live Q&A

From ABC Science. We’re out Stargazing again. Julia Zemiro puts your space exploration questions to CSIRO’s head of radio astronomy, Dr Phil Edwards and electrical engineer, Dr Elias Aboutanios. This Facebook Live Q&A was recorded on Tuesday 16 July 2019. Subscribe: https://ab.co/2YFO4Go Like: https://www.facebook.com/ABCScience Follow: https://twitter.com/ABCscience ————————————————————— This is an official Australian Broadcasting Corporation YouTube…

Take this astronaut memory test

From ABC Science. Astronauts have the coolest jobs in the universe. So what does it take to become an astronaut for NASA, ESA or even the Australian Space Agency? We’ve recruited some wanna-be astronauts to help show you how to test yourself at home. If you’d like a copy of this astronaut test and others,…