Archive for January, 2009

Brave New Words

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Neuropsychiatric phenomics.

Policing and Addiction

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

The controversial police-made documentary on street addiction, Through a Blue Lens.

Designing Minds

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

title Design and the elastic mind
description Paola Antonelli of MoMA doesn’t focus on molecular changes in the brain, rather social and psychological changes in design that affect its changes. She discusses the exhibit Design and the Elastic Mind.
producer TED Talks
featuring Paola Antonelli
format Flash, MPEG4
date **/12/07
length 00:17:40


Irrational Decisions

Friday, January 16th, 2009

The very entertaining Dan Ariely explains cognitive illusions, defaults and why we make irrational decisions.

Language Impairment

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

title Temporal Dynamics Underlying the Development of Language and Literacy
description Neurobiology of language and language impairment in children.
producer The Science Network
featuring Gary Cottrell, Paula Tallal
format Flash
date **/**/07
length 01:44:00


Memories in Psychiatry

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

title Try to Remember
description Try to Remember: Psychiatry’s Clash over Meaning, Memory, and Mind is a 2008 book by Paul R. McHugh that inspired discussion between the author and a distinguished panel at the Dana Center in Washington. Topics include recovered memories, multiple personalities (MPD or DID), false memories, psychiatry’s changing responses, and psychiatric cults (like that famous one with science in its name that isn’t about science at all). Their Flash player doesn’t display time, allow full screen video, or share embed code, but it’s watchable.
producer Dana Foundation
featuring William Safire, Paul R. McHugh, Kay Redfield Jamison, J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., M.D.
format Flash
date 03/12/08
length approx. 00:60:00


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