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All About World Bipolar Day

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Matthew McKenzie created this informative video about World Bipolar Day 2014 and its organizers.


Taming the Black Dog of Depression

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

Great animated video about the “black dog” of depression and how to tame it.


Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Video Toolkit

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

A toolkit consisting of a series of seven videos, with accompanying worksheets and info, on Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).


Orangutan See, Orangutan Do?

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Will an adorable baby orangutan learn how to get a treat just by watching how his mother does it? A primatologist demonstrates the experiment and talks about the results.


Developing Learning

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

A developmental psychologist and philosopher discusses links between innate knowledge and connectionism.


Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Excellent panel presentation on effects of and strategies to prevent child maltreatment. Experts describe harms including a long list of psychological, cognitive and physical health issues, brain development and epigenetic consequences, fatalities, legal, government and social costs of abuse and neglect. They discuss prevention using public health and policy approaches.


Social Comparison Theory

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

A creative student film with nattated citations edited between fictional portayals of situations of peer influence in a fashion shoot, party, and a girl’s suicide attempt.


Progressive Muscle Relaxation Soothes Stress

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Tutorial on Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR), an effective skill for coping with stress, anxiety and insomnia.


Memory Inception During Sleep

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Robert Stickgold, sleep expert, on the role of sleep in memory consolidation and learning.


Police and Mental Health Emergencies

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Training police to respond compassionately to mental health crises.


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