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What causes anxiety and Depression - Inside Out

At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individual
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The happy secret to better work

The happy secret to better work | Useful Content for the A level Psychology Course | Scoop.it
We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.
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A tale of mental illness -- from the inside

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"Is it okay if I totally trash your office?" It's a question Elyn Saks once asked her doctor, and it wasn't a joke. A legal scholar, in 2007 Saks came forward with her own story of schizophrenia, controlled by drugs and therapy but ever-present. In this powerful talk, she asks us to see people with mental illness clearly, honestly and compassionately.
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The Brain

The Brain: Structure and Function In this video Paul Andersen explains the structures and functions of seventeen major parts of the brain. He begins with a q...
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Intro to Brain anatomy - accompanying worksheet to be completed as you watch.

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Going Cold Turkey 1

A documentary following 3 people going cold turkey from heroin and/or methadone addiction
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Good excerpt to show managed withdrawal from drug addiction. Channel 4 programme following in-hospital detox.

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2-Minute Neuroscience: Synaptic Transmission

In my 2-Minute Neuroscience videos I simplistically explain neuroscience topics in 2 minutes or less. In this video, I discuss synaptic transmission. I descr...
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action potential

An action potential (or nerve impulse) is a transient alteration of the transmembrane voltage (or membrane potential) across an excitable membrane in an exci...
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action potential

An action potential (or nerve impulse) is a transient alteration of the transmembrane voltage (or membrane potential) across an excitable membrane in an exci...
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The Human Brain (full documentary) HD - YouTube

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A full length documentary (American) on the Human Brain.

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Novel 'Avatar Therapy' May Silence Voices in Schizophrenia

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A novel treatment using 'avatar therapy' helps patients with schizophrenia give a face to and confront phantom voices, ultimately quieting and even silencing the hallucinations.
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Article on Avatar Therapy with Schizophrenics, easy to read.

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Working Memory | Simply Psychology

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good snippets of Prof Baddeley telling us about each component in the WM model.

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Schizophrenia - Full documentary on how schizophrenia effects individuals and relationships

Title: Schizophrenia: Stolen Minds, Stolen Lives Running Time: 52 Minutes Genre: Psychology Schizophrenia is a serious disorder which affects how a perso
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Emerging Antidepressant Treatments

Depression is a chronic illness that affects millions of Americans. Dr. Descartes Li, director of the UCSF Bipolar Program and co-director of the UCS
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The Brain

The Brain: Structure and Function In this video Paul Andersen explains the structures and functions of seventeen major parts of the brain. He begins with a q...
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good intro, use with the worksheet attached.

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Bobby Detox From Heroin

This was March 2005. I was trying to detox at home again on my own. It just seemed impossible to do it anymore. One week later I was in detox in a hospital. ...
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Bobby attempts to detox at home, unaided by medical help. Shows the pain and misery of withdrawal from Heroin.

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Synaptic Transmission

This video will introduce synaptic transmission taking place between the presynaptic neuron, synaptic cleft, and the postsynaptic neuron. The role of action ...
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Neuron Synapse

To purchase this program please visit http://www.greatpacificmedia.com/ Segment from the program The Nervous System: Neurons, Networks, and the Human Brain. ...
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The Nervous System, Part 2 - Action! Potential!: Crash Course A&P #9

•••SUBBABLE MESSAGE••• TO: Carla FROM: Christopher Next stop is whenever. Just be like, "stop." *** You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subba...
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Good to play AFTER the lesson on Action Potential has been understood. Raises confidence.

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What is a Neuron?

This video describes the anatomy and physiology of the neuron - the functional unit of the nervous system. Please rate and comment. Follow me on: Twitter - @...
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ARC Tests

ARC Tests | Useful Content for the A level Psychology Course | Scoop.it
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Adult eyes/emotions test can be used in lessons with sensible qualifications and warnings in place about the dangers in self-diagnosis, of course.

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