Archive for April, 2012

What Happens When We Laugh

Monday, April 30th, 2012

What happens during laughter? It has to do with breathing, as neuroscientist Sophie Scott explains, as well as emotions, and the voice.


Funny Friday: Make It Get Better

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Spoof of an “It Gets Better” video.


The Fantasy Bond

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

A presentation about the “fantasy bond,” defined as an illusion of a close relationship with a parent that is replayed later in life with romantic partners.


Suicide Barriers

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Physical barriers to suicide produce results; this slide presentation video explains why we need them.


Funny Friday: OCD Stereotypes

Friday, April 6th, 2012

The Sh*t People Say meme is past its prime, but this overlooked homemade video still rings true by parodying common things that uneducated people say to people who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).


Cognitive Neuroscience Video Contest Winner

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Exactly as described: “A History of Cognitive Neuroscience…in Three Minutes.” Set to the melody of Billy Joel’s classic song “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” new lyrics highlight significant scientists and advances in the field.


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