Archives for January, 2010

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Stressed? Try Beautiful Water Relaxation

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The Water Room

An ambient video featuring relaxing beach wave sounds with gorgeous and thoughtful close images of water in motion. It's designed as a "meditation room" with continuous streaming video to provide background for your relaxation routines or as a soothing balm in itself. Loveliness. offers many videos including beginner's yoga instruction by the excellent Rodney Yee to start a practice at home without expensive classes,...
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Neurotalk

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Neuro Talk: Tap In, The Experts Weigh In

Short (1 to 2 min. each) interview clips in modules on major topics including brain scans, religion, neurolaw, cosmetic psychopharmacology, meditation, coma, and more from attendees at a neuroethics conference in Banff, Alberta. Non-resizable and unsharable custom video player, but great content.

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Child Abuse Epigenetics

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The Epigenetic Link between Child Abuse and Suicide Risk

Portion of a talk focussing on a study that looked at the epigenetics of people with histories of child abuse who died by suicide, and found increased methylation in some areas. Slides not available, but a fascinating talk on a hot...
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Baby Robots

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Cognitive Developmental Robotics: An Approach to Understand Ourselves and to Design Robots Like Us

Designing robots with the minds of infants, using human cognitive development modelling and biomimetics. Cute baby robot (CB2) video clips included. From the University of Washington's Computer Science and Engineering Colloquia series (vodcast...
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