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…

Trans Girls and High School Sports: The Debate Explained

From Above the Noise. This year in 2021 alone over 20 states have introduced bills that would ban trans girls from competing in girls’ sports in middle and high school– some bans even apply to elementary school and college. And these bills are controversial. So in this video we are asking, what’s the debate about…

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…

What Is The Best Way To #StopAsianHate?

From Above the Noise. Since the pandemic began, attacks and discrimination against Asian-Americans have skyrocketed. But why? Well, these communities are being blamed for the coronavirus and former President Trump didn’t help when he referred to it as the “China virus” and “Kung flu.” Anti-Asian hate crimes grew nearly 150% in major US cities and…

Why You Should Stop Using Times New Roman (Research Explains)

From “BrainCraft”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) MY PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BrainCraft SUBSCRIBE to BrainCraft! 👉 http://ow.ly/rt5IE Paola’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/PaolaKBuitrago Matthew’s TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDYPwelp7js Many claim that Times New Roman is the most readable or accessible font – but is this really true? We dive into font research to explore the accessibility of Arial, Comic Sans, and fonts…

Villain Therapy: JOKER

From Cinema Therapy. Get 70% off NordPass at https://nordpass.com/cinematherapy or use code cinematherapy. Plus, you get an additional month for FREE! Arthur Fleck’s swings between manic episodes and serious depression can teach us a bit about what bipolar disorder looks like in real life. Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright take a look…

Is Your School Culture Racist?

From Above the Noise. Whether you want to admit it or not, racism is a problem in schools across the country. Student reporters from @PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs at Oakridge High School in Conroe, Texas pitched us the idea to make a video exploring racism in schools. So we worked with them to produce…

Therapist Reacts to BRAVE

From Cinema Therapy. Do you ever feel like you’re in a conversation but just talking right past each other? Merida and her mother frequently complain that the other just. won’t. listen. At the start of the movie, their relationship is full of misunderstandings because they want to be understood, but don’t try to understand. Licensed…

Communication While Dreaming

From SciShow Psych. Start learning a new language today with Babbel! As a SciShow viewer, you can get 65% off a subscription by using this link: http://bit.ly/SciShowBabbel It’s hard to study dreams because it’s not like you can communicate back and forth with someone while they’re asleep…at least you couldn’t, until now! Hosted by: Anthony…

Psychology of a Hero: TONY STARK & Narcissism

From Cinema Therapy. How does this genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist overcome his arrogance, ego, guilt, and PTSD? Tony Stark can think his way out of almost any problem, but what happens when he can’t? Or when he can’t protect the people he cares about? Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright finish out Tony…

Psychology of a Hero: TONY STARK & PTSD

From Cinema Therapy. Why does Tony Stark have PTSD symptoms in Iron Man 3, when he came through previous adventures seemingly unscathed? Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright break down what causes Tony’s breakdown in Iron Man 3, how he gets through it, and how that relates to real life trauma or anxiety.…

Video Games Hack Your Brain (In a Fun Way)

From SciShow Psych. Most of us can probably think of a time when we were enjoying a video game and then suddenly…it’s 2 am. And that may not be entirely your fault! Video games are designed with elements that suck you in and put you in a state of flow, making it easy to miss…

Can Wild Animals and Humans Coexist in Cities?

From Above the Noise. Celebrate Earth Day with the newest episode from @It’s Okay To Be Smart! https://youtu.be/f2evaLaDvCI Hit the SUBSCRIBE button! And follow us on Instagram and Twitter! https://www.instagram.com/abovethenoisepbs/ https://twitter.com/ATN_PBS Check out the PBS Digital Studios Earth Day playlist! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnNZYWyBGJ1F8ofFm4H9UTrHxqU8zngK4 The pandemic has created what scientists call the anthropause, which is a large slowdown…

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN vs Infidelity, with guest Jahannah James

From Cinema Therapy. Chasing dreams, damaging and repairing relationships, making amends for mistakes, and fabulous musical numbers – The Greatest Showman has some powerful themes we can learn a lot from. Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker, filmmaker Alan Seawright, and special guest Jahannah James talk about dealing with and preventing infidelity in relationships, and repairing damaged…

What If Your Parents Don’t Want You to Get Vaccinated?

From Above the Noise. I’ve been seeing growing momentum on Reddit and TikTok from teens who want to get vaccinated with or without parental consent. This has me wondering: Should teens be able to get vaccines without their parents’ permission? SUBSCRIBE!! Follow us on Instagram and Twitter. https://www.instagram.com/abovethenoisepbs/ https://twitter.com/ATN_PBS As the Covid-19 vaccine becomes readily…

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN vs Bigotry, with Jahannah James (Part 1/2)

From Cinema Therapy. Whether someone’s feeling like they don’t fit in (like the performers in P.T. Barnum’s shows), or they’re feeling judged for not meeting family or societal expectations (like Zac Efron and Zendaya’s characters), The Greatest Showman can teach us a thing or two about accepting ourselves and others and combating bigotry. We all…

How To Stand Up For Yourself Without Starting A Fight

From Charisma on Command. Join our 5000+ members at Charisma University today: https://bit.ly/2PVBvYP 6 Psychological Tricks To Command Respect Instantly: https://youtu.be/RgkghUvC6PA Subscribe to Charisma On Command’s YouTube Account:  http://bit.ly/COC-Subscribe We’ve all had a friend say something we don’t like.  Whether it’s a passive aggressive comment or a playful insult that goes too far, it can…

Therapist Reacts to SOUL

From Cinema Therapy. What do you do when you either don’t know your purpose or feel like you can’t live up to it? Joe Gardner and 22 seem to be opposites – one fears life, and the other fears death – but they really struggle with the same fear: failure. Something a lot of us…

What’s It Like To Go Vegan (for a week)?

From Above the Noise. People are turning to flexitarianism for many reasons. Producing a lot of meat and dairy has a big effect on climate change. Eating a lot of meat and dairy is also problematic for animal welfare, our health, and food security. Learn more about the pros and cons of eating meat and…

What an 1800s Wild West Pharmacy Taught me About Trust & Vaccines

From “BrainCraft”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Listen to the new Music for Scientists album: https://biglink.to/music-for-scientists And watch the music video, For The Love of The Truth: https://youtu.be/YGjjvd34Cvc SUBSCRIBE to BrainCraft! 👉 http://ow.ly/rt5IE MY PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BrainCraft I visited the History of Pharmacy Museum to learn about old science, trust, and what it all has to…

Are There Positives to Distance Learning?

From Above the Noise. Is there an upside to virtual school? We teamed up with PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs at Black River Falls in Wisconsin to learn how students have been dealing with the pandemic and online learning. TEACHERS: Get your students in the discussion on KQED Learn, a safe place for middle and…

I tried a $10,000 crystal healing bed. Here’s what I learned.

From “BrainCraft”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Listen to the new Music for Scientists album (out today!): https://biglink.to/music-for-scientists And watch the music video, For The Love of The Truth: https://youtu.be/YGjjvd34Cvc SUBSCRIBE to BrainCraft! 👉 http://ow.ly/rt5IE MY PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BrainCraft EDIT: to clarify from some of your comments, I paid for a one hour session in the…