SciShow Psych (videos of July 2017)

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5:58 How Pictures of Eyes Change the Way You Act At some point, you may have noticed a poster or photo with eyes on it hanging somewhere public. What you probably didn't notice is the effect that picture has on your brain.
Hosted by: Hank Green
5:16 Why Do Some People Love Horror Movies? Fear is strong negative feeling and a good way for our brains to keep us out of danger, so why do some people seek it out by watching horror movies?
Hosted by: Brit Garner
5:07 What Makes A Meme Go Viral? Lots of funny and iconic memes arrive suddenly and overwhelmingly in our internet life, but what's the science behind why those memes go viral?
Hosted by: Hank Green
4:53 Do You Have an Unconscious Mind? Much like the biological processes in the rest of your body, a lot of your brain's psychological processes happen without you thinking directly about them—or even being aware of them. Sponsored by ...
5:25 The Unexpected Benefits (and Risks) of Nostalgia Psychologists consider nostalgia a complex emotion and it may have both benefits and risks.
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Hosted by: Hank Green
5:08 Why Do Some People Take More Risks? You decide to do something dangerous or stupid, and somewhere in your mind you know it’s risky, but you do it anyway. But why?
Hosted by: Brit Garner
5:34 Why Colleges Used to Take Nude Photos of Their Students The first week of school can be uncomfortable enough as you adjust to a new situation, but it was probably even worse back when schools made you strip down for a nude photo shoot—even if they thoug...
5:12 Do Fidget Spinners Really Help You Focus? Earlier this year, fidget spinners claimed their place as the hot new fad of 2017. Some people, however, claim that fidget toys could help people manage symptoms of anxiety and ADHD. https://www.sq...
5:36 Can You Use Electricity to Supercharge Your Brain? | tDCS tDCS devices claim to stimulate your brain and have psychological benefits, but do they really work? Hosted by: Hank Green
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