When Did Modern Behavior Evolve?

From SciShow Psych. Scientists often use the phrase “anatomically modern humans” to describe the point when our ancient ancestors looked like us. But when did humans become behaviorally modern? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

Why Death Photography Is So Helpful for Grief

From SciShow Psych. Please Note: This episode contains post-mortem photographs: those of people taken after their death. If you would prefer not to see those images, please feel welcome to look away from the screen at 0:17 to 0:27 and listen along. Grief is a universal human experience. In the 1800s families around the world…

What Parental Burnout Looks Like (and How to Avoid It)

From SciShow Psych. Raising children is not easy, and parents can get burnt out just like anyone else. But research shows that parental burnout seems to be unique compare to other kinds of burnouts. *This episode was written and recorded before most parents around the world started homeschooling because of coronavirus safety measures. Some of…

Engrams: Where Your Brain Keeps Memories

From SciShow Psych. A memory isn’t stored in your brain in a neat little package, but is instead spread across a pattern of cells in different regions. What’s more, understanding this process could open the door to better treatments for conditions like Alzheimer’s or PTSD. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a…

Why Psychology Tells Us What We Already Know

From SciShow Psych. Hindsight bias skews our interpretation of events and information, making it seem like they were predictable or just not that surprising. This bias can cause some real problems, but the good news is, once you are aware of it, there are some things you can do to reduce its effects. Hosted by:…