A great animated video explaining our evolutionary ability to process numbers, and why it’s a hazard to our wallets.
This quick guided meditation exercise is a great refreshment and coping skill for dealing with stress, anxiety, and other mental health issues.
Canadian neuroscientist and science writer Ward Plunet discusses new research on meditation in his debut YouTube video, “8 Weeks of Meditation Can Change How You Process Emotions.”
A toolkit consisting of a series of seven videos, with accompanying worksheets and info, on Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
Beginning with a definition of cognitive enhancement (using off-label drugs to improve normal brain abilities), this talk discusses amphetamines and executive function.
Teens experience stress differently than adults and it affects decision making in underdeveloped areas of their brains, research shows.
A psychologist explains why sleep is especially important for children, and outlines the consequences of sleep deprivation on development in children living in poverty.
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.
A cognitive neuroscientist gives a rousing talk about the benefits of exercise on memory.
Douglas Hofstadter demonstrates numerous analogies and talks about how analogy is at the core of cognition, in this high profile lecture.