How Political Questions Mess with Your Brain

From SciShow Psych. When a telemarketer tells you they are “just asking questions” — whether about politics or anything else… be careful! Questions are often MORE than just questions. They can have a profound effect on our behavior and can influence our decisions, even if we don’t realize it. Check out SciShow’s video on the…

How Losing Your Job Changes You

From SciShow Psych. Unexpectedly losing a job is hard, but it can also change you in the long term, setting off a cycle that may be hard to break out of, and leaving lasting effects on the way you see and interact with the world. Hosted by: Anthony Brown ———- Support SciShow by becoming a…

Why Is It So Hard to Remember Things Right Now?

From SciShow Psych. Check out “How to Vote in Every State”: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7SMwipBlDwBPEwxq8QD8sw&sa=D&ust=1599714836320000&usg=AFQjCNFYdnBgEyfXPJvCffdqOEgdvWzvKw If you feel like you’ve been more forgetful than normal recently, you’re definitely not alone. Your memory can have a lot to do with what’s happening around you. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow…

3 Friendly Robots Improving Our Social Lives

From SciShow Psych. You might think of robots as unfeeling, and maybe even kind of cold, but some robots are specifically programmed to help people improve their social skills and emotional health. Here are a few that might make really good pals! Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon:…

5 Myths You’ve Probably Seen on TV

From SciShow Psych. There are some persistent myths about human psychology that appear on TV all the time. But people are complicated, and a lot of times, what we (and these shows) take to be true about human nature… may not be as accurate as we think. Hosted by: Anthony Brown ———- Support SciShow by…