Tag Archives: psychology

Behavioral psychology: fear is something that our culture teaches us

Josh explains in the video from above why fear is something we learn and not something we are born with. The 1919 Little Albert Experiment is one of the experiments that taught us that fear is something that can be conditioned in the people. The little Albert experiment used a 9 month old child to […]

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Thunderf00t: the art of professional victimhood #cancelcolbert

I like this guy. He says the things as they are and, as opposed to the video above, he’s not only dealing with feminists that don’t have any real achievement in their life, he also fights pseudo-science (remember Thorium car) and creates scientific videos from which we can learn a ton of new info. Yup, […]

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Vsauce explains illusions

Illusions, mostly optical illusions, are either generated by our brain or by the natural phenomena that occur under some circumstances. The illusions caused by our brains are created because the brain tries to compensate for a given situation/information that it does not understand. Lots of times, optical illusions generated by our brain are also rooted […]

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Vsauce explains: why bad words are bad?

Did you ever used the “F” word or the “S” word? Do you know why you use these words and why these words are socially acceptable under some circumstances? Vsauce explains the origin of swear words and how they influence our behavior. Also, it is worth noting that when you swear you activate other nervous […]

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Vsauce about Nostalgia: our need to get back home

Michael Stevens has shaken a bit my viewpoint of who I am or, better yet, what I am from in his new video: Nostalgia. Incredibly enough, he mentions that our bodies regenerate the cells every 5 years. It has to be noted that the brain, heart and eye cells do not regenerate at all or […]

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How does your brain work?

ASAP science explains the types of thinking we do: fast thinking and slow thinking. The fast thinking is the one that gets us in trouble with illusions, like seeing different line lengths for a line that has different surrounding objects, but it is the same length. The slow thinking allows us to focus on a […]

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How thinking changes the shape of our brain!

That is something new: if you think at doing something that is almost as if you really do that thing. Truth is, to murder someone requires a lot of though and then makes that person comfortable with that thought and then with the actions. It is quite interesting how thinking can be related to actions. […]

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Inattentional Blindness explained by YouAreNotSoSmart [video]

Okay, I was very surprised by this one. There are so many things hidden in such very short video. Inattentional Blindness means looking without even seeing some of the obvius facts. Being focused on some elements we see it is easy to ignore other things, like a moonwalking bear. A very detailed explanation of this […]

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What do we know about how we think? Nothing.

Wanna know some more about the way we all are thinking these days? Once we step back and look at our self with other eyes some interesting things come to light. In this animated documentary you can see some of the secrets regarding our brain and guess what: the two hemispheres depend on each other […]

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