Why Our Brains Love Babies

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Brief educational video on the neuroscience behind why babies are so cute.


Is There a Biological Basis of Depression?

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

A short animated video explaining scientific knowledge about depression.


Romantic Chemistry

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Learnings from the science of love may be useful in treating psychiatric conditions.


What Makes Us Laugh?

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Scientists ask people what makes them laugh, and share the answers they collected in a fun video.


3 Steps to Change a Habit

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Methods of changing habits, and the three core components to them all.


Do You Spend Like a Baboon?

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

A great animated video explaining our evolutionary ability to process numbers, and why it’s a hazard to our wallets.


Zombie Neuroscience

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Hilarious talk on Zombie Neuroscience by Shane O’Mara at TEDxDublin.


NIMH’s Thomas Insel on a New Understanding of the Brain

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

NIMH Director Thomas Insel on working toward a new understanding of the brain.


How Stress Can Be Useful

Friday, April 19th, 2013

New research published reveals that not all stress is bad for us, and sometimes it can be helpful.


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.


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