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Elders Reacting to a Brain Surgery Vlog

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

A vlogger with brain cancer documents his surgery to remove a tumour, during which he was awake, and elders react to the video.


Bipolar Standup Comedy

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Big Daddy Taz performs standup comedy about mental health in the “Bipolar Buddha Set,” onstage at the CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival.


Why LOLCats Enjoy Petting

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

A neuroscience experiment with mice found that specific neurons are activated when they are stroked, and all hairy mammals may be wired to enjoy it.


Funny Friday: Make It Get Better

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Spoof of an “It Gets Better” video.


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).


Funny Friday: Catwoman in Therapy

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Comedy skit about Catwoman in session with a frustrated psychotherapist, delving into her obsession with Batman, and her many annoying cat mannerisms.


Funny Friday: Dysfunctional Mother and Son

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

A well-acted exaggerated dysfunctional exchange between a mother and a son in their home, in front of a group of his colleague psychiatrists. Scene from a sitcom that’s yet to be released.


Funny Friday: Rope Trick

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Prank by college students using a cognitive illusion of an invisible rope.


Funny Friday: Stroke Rap

Friday, March 9th, 2012

How do you take public education about a serious medical emergency and turn it into a funny video? With neon leggings, goofy dancing, and a doctor on the street.


Funny Friday: Don’t Become a Psychology Professor

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Animation of an imaginary conversation between a psychology professor and a student who wants to follow in his footsteps.


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