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Playing Tetris Helps Reduce Effects of PTSD

Follow:@SlateViral Facebook.com/slatevideo Watch: SlateV.com, Youtube.com/Slatester We all knew Tetris was a satisfying game, but placing those blocks just so may do much more than rack up points—it might reduce the effects of PTSD. A study presented at the British Psychology Society’s Annual Conference this week suggests flashbacks, the jarring mental images that haunt those suffering… Read More »

Understanding Trauma: Learning Brain vs Survival Brain

This video reframes a trauma perspective in terms of learning brain versus survival brain as a way to make it easier for teachers to talk about trauma with students. PLEASE SHARE! You do not have to ask permission, but do leave a comment about how you are using it and whether it helped! Animation by… Read More »

Brain-Changers – Dr. Michael Kilgard

According to Dr. Michael Kilgard, the brain is a “complicated… miraculous… amazing” thing. And he should know – he’s a professor of neuroscience at the University of Texas at Dallas, specializing in research in the fields of tinnitus, stroke recovery, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Kilgard is also a Christian, and attends First United Methodist… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Dr Brandon Brock

Subscribe to the podcast here: http://www.fxmedicine.com.au/podcast Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can manifest in many ways and can have a devastating effects both physically and psychologically. In the US it is estimated that anywhere from 1-3% of the population may be living with PTSD, and that figure for military personnel is believed to be closer… Read More »

The future of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy | Rick Doblin

Could psychedelics help us heal from trauma and mental illnesses? Researcher Rick Doblin has spent the past three decades investigating this question, and the results are promising. In this fascinating dive into the science of psychedelics, he explains how drugs like LSD, psilocybin and MDMA affect your brain — and shows how, when paired with… Read More »

Heads-Up: Depression Isn't the Only Postpartum Disorder

Having a kid does some weird things to the brain, and that can lead to or aggravate all kinds of psychiatric conditions. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Huge thanks go to… Read More »

Superheros Who Can't Have Sex! Explained in Hindi – PJ Explained

It’s tough to be a superhero. Not only do you have to drop everything and get into a brawl at a second’s notice, but you’re frequently misunderstood. In general, there’s a bevy of comic book characters who shouldn’t have sex watch the full video to know more! #Marvel #DC #thepj Mallrats movie Super Man Baby… Read More »

PTSD Serves An Evolutionary Purpose And Isn't A Maladaptive Trait Like Long Thought

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects an estimated 30% of all war veterans, and scientists are still working on treatment methods. The symptoms include recurring flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety and depression — they’re life-altering. Until now, PTSD has always been thought of a maladaptive trait, i.e., one that is more harmful than helpful. But new research… Read More »

Psychedelics Enhance Neural Plasticity in Rats: Supports Use for Mental Health Treatment

Increased brain plasticity in rats due to psychedelics supports evidence for future use in treating mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, addiction, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Twitter: Tweets by TheChrisCortex Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheChrisCortex Article: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-06-psychedelic-drugs-neural-plasticity-rats.html Source: Youtube

The Challenge and Promise of Cannabis-Based PTSD Research

Dr. Sue Sisley (MD) Since 1968 the National Institute on Drug Abuse has maintained a monopoly on the production and distribution of cannabis for research. This monopoly has prevented U.S. based clinical research from accessing quality flower and diverse phenotypes for human testing. Dr Sisley will discuss the challenges of both obtaining federal approval for… Read More »

The Science of Beauty | Rolanda Wilkerson | TEDxLSU

As a child, Rolanda Wilkerson was upset by the fact that her coily hair wouldn’t grow. She used this frustration, combined with her love of science and beauty, to fuel a career at Procter & Gamble helping women of African ancestry embrace and care for their natural hair. In this informative talk Rolanda breaks down… Read More »

Monday Madness #4

Monday Madness by GMH English. Source: https://allthatsinteresting.com/psilocybin-legalization TRANSLATIONS 1. Recent studies 2. psilocybin 3. beneficial 4. end of life patient: 5. suffer 6. depression 7. PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder) 1. Những nghiên cứu gần đây 2. psilocybin 3. có lợi 4. end of life patient: một người trong những giờ hoặc ngày cuối đời 5.… Read More »