Therapist Reacts to IT and Childhood Trauma

From Cinema Therapy. How can you overcome childhood trauma? And how can facing a scary clown help you with that? Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright discuss the journey of facing fears and confronting and overcoming trauma in the IT movies. They also talk about Jonathan’s journey of learning to love horror movies,…

Why Gen Z Is The Loneliest Generation…Ever

From Above the Noise. Why is each generation lonelier than the one that came before it? Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much? https://youtu.be/fVALeerZpd4 SUBSCRIBE so you never miss a video! https://bit.ly/3tNKzhV And follow us on Instagram and Twitter! https://www.instagram.com/abovethenoisepbs/ https://twitter.com/ATN_PBS **What’s the psychology behind loneliness?** The same neural networks that fire when you are…

Why People Send Terrible Emails (research explains…)

From “BrainCraft”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) For 50% off your first month of any subscription crate from KiwiCo (available in 40 countries!) head to https://kiwico.com/braincraft Subscribe to BrainCraft… http://ow.ly/rt5IE My Patreon… https://www.patreon.com/BrainCraft My Instagram… https://instagram.com/nessyhill In addition to creating videos on BrainCraft, Vanessa is researching behaviour change and sleep. Vanessa is available for hosting…

6 Common Mistakes That Ruin First Impressions (and how to fix them)

From Charisma on Command. Join Over 9000+ Members At Charisma University: https://bit.ly/3udCRxI Subscribe to Charisma On Command’s YouTube Account: http://bit.ly/COC-Subscribe Look under any YouTube video of Simu Liu and you’ll see commenters praising his charisma. He’s new to being an A-list celebrity, but he’s making an incredible first impression. So in this video, we’ll go…

Why There’s a Life-Size Statue Of Me (and 120 other scientists!)

From “BrainCraft”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) I visited a statue of myself and 120 other STEM Ambassadors in Texas! Thank you to the If/Then Initiative for this amazing opportunity. Subscribe to BrainCraft ? http://ow.ly/rt5IE My Patreon ? https://www.patreon.com/BrainCraft My Twitter https://twitter.com/nessyhill | Instagram https://instagram.com/nessyhill In addition to creating videos on BrainCraft, Vanessa is researching…

TERMINATOR 2 and Difficult Parents

From Cinema Therapy. What do you do when you and your parent just don’t connect? When they’re critical, and you just want comfort? Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright talk about the relationship between Sarah Connor (the RIPPED Linda Hamilton) and her son John Connor (the intensely 90’s-haired Eddie Furlong) in Terminator 2.…

What’s In Your Brain? | Compilation

From SciShow Psych. Ever stop to ponder how your brain ponders its own complexities? How does it know to tell your limbs to stop moving and have a think? Fear not, because we have answers to many questions about those wrinkly sponges! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow Psych by becoming a patron on…

Can Virtue Signaling Actually Change Anything?

From Above the Noise. Looking woke online can seem pretty selfish and empty, but can it ever become real activism? Is There A Right Way To Protest? https://youtu.be/PjDuZ7ge9nA SUBSCRIBE so you never miss a video! https://bit.ly/3tNKzhV And follow us on Instagram and Twitter! https://www.instagram.com/abovethenoisepbs/ https://twitter.com/ATN_PBS **What is performative activism?** It’s usually defined as activism done…

Therapist Reacts to Movie Therapist: GOOD WILL HUNTING

From Cinema Therapy. How does Robin Williams’ portrayal of a therapist measure up to what therapy is like in real life? Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright take a look at Good Will Hunting to talk about the portrayals of therapy and therapists in this film. (Hint: he’s Jonathan’s favorite movie therapist.) They…

Is Mind Control Possible? | Compilation

From SciShow Psych. The human brain is complex and awe-inspiring, so of course we have been trying to figure out how to control it. From electricity to light, here are some of the ways we have attempted to command our wrinkly thinkers. Thanks to Brit for being such an incredible host over the years! Here…

Is It Right To Cancel A School’s Name?

From Above the Noise. What’s in a name? That’s a loaded question when it comes to the names of public schools in the U.S., which are commonly named after historical figures. But what if the person your school is named after did something problematic: like owning slaves, being a eugenicist, or an advocate for segregation?…

The Truth About Being a Scientist & YouTuber (my story)

From “BrainCraft”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Never stop asking questions, and remember that it’s never too late to do something new. Subscribe to BrainCraft ? http://ow.ly/rt5IE My Patreon ? https://www.patreon.com/BrainCraft Interested in a career in STEM? AMAZING. Take a STEM career quiz here: https://careerswithstem.com.au/category/quizzes/ Vanessa Hill is a science communicator, YouTuber and behavioural scientist…

Getting Free Serotonin from Nature | Compilation

From SciShow Psych. Serotonin is the chemical messenger we can thank for being related to feelings of happiness, and one of the ways you can produce this chemical is to turn to our old friend nature! So maybe a visit to the dog park really can make you feel better. Hosted by: Anthony Brown ———-…

Do we have more than 5 senses?

From SciShow Psych. The Greek philosopher Aristotle used sensory experiences and body parts to propose that humans have five senses. But almost as soon as he proposed them, people noticed things that didn’t fit the bill. And the debate has continued ever since because it all comes down to what we consider a sense. Hosted…

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Procrastination

From “BrainCraft”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) MY PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BrainCraft SUBSCRIBE to BrainCraft! ? http://ow.ly/rt5IE PhD Comics ? http://phdcomics.com/ My Instagram https://instagram.com/nessyhill Many people think procrastination is the opposite of productivity. So trying to fix procrastination with productivity hacks like time management apps or optimizing your workflow makes sense, right? But that’s the tricky thing…

Psychology of a Hero: CAPTAIN AMERICA

From Cinema Therapy. Steve Rogers’ Captain America is the moral compass of the MCU. He learns and grows, but never changes the things that make him the OG Cap. (We see you Sam Wilson) Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright talk about what it means to be a hero, to have integrity, to…

Villain Therapy: LOKI

From Cinema Therapy. Is Loki’s villainy the result of nature or nurture? He is the god of mischief, but he’s also got a lot of family problems… Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright explore Loki’s character arc in the MCU, from his adopted father Odin’s propensity to compare him to his brother Thor,…

Your Brain on Retail Therapy

From SciShow Psych. After a bad day, you might feel like you deserve a treat and order that pair of shoes you’ve had your eye on. But psychologists have wondered if that impulse purchase can end up leaving you feeling more unfulfilled than happy. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow Psych by becoming a…

This Is Your Brain on Language | Compilation

From SciShow Psych. You have a lot of choices if you’re looking to learn a new language, from Spanish to coding, or even whistling! And there are some broad similarities and patterns in the ways our brains process these different forms of communication. Hosted by: Brit Garner Original Episodes: Is Coding a Math Skill or…

What THE INCREDIBLES Got Right About Kids

From Cinema Therapy. How do you handle kids different stages of development? You learn to be… flexible. The three kids in The Incredibles actually illustrate all four stages of childhood development, which is part of the reason their parents have to parent each of them a bit differently. Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan…

Why You Think You Look Better in Selfies

From SciShow Psych. You might have had the experience of heading out for the night, feeling good, snapping a few selfies with friends that memorialize for all time how great your hair is looking. But the next day, you’re tagged in someone else’s photos and… yikes. How did you look so good in your photos…