Tag Archives: Science

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 »

Impact of Trauma on Palestinian Children PTSD, Anxiety, Depression and Coping Strategies

Impact of Trauma on Palestinian Children PTSD, Anxiety, Depression and Coping Strategies | Chapter 02 | Current Trends in Medicine and Medical Research Vol. 1 Aim: The aim of the paper was to investigate the impact of trauma after one year of Gaza War on children PTSD, anxiety, depression, and coping strategies as mediator factors.… Read More »

Hand yoga or Hand mudra

Hand yoga or Hand mudra; linking breath and movement. This can highly accentuate our awareness of body and breath. I teach these simple exercises to help people get to sleep at night, to bring focus to breath. I also use it for mindfully strengthening cortical brain maps and reducing pain related to arthritis in the… Read More »

Why do we get Nightmares? | #aumsum

Nightmares are disturbing dreams that generate feelings of fear and anxiety, abruptly awakening us. On waking, we feel our heart pounding and can usually recollect the nightmare. Nightmares usually occur during the REM stage of sleep. Even though they are more common in children, many adults also experience them. There could be multiple reasons behind… Read More »

New Cause of Autism Discovered & MDMA for PTSD

Call in live: 267-579-2216 I’m a PhD candidate in neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania, and think of this kind of like office hours with a teacher where you can discuss anything you find interesting. I have a podcast, Wired to be Weird, about the brain with episodes devoted to specific topics – like why… Read More »

Destroying Memories: How This Could Improve Our Mental Health | Amy Milton | TEDxCambridgeUniversity

If we understand how memories persist, we can exploit this to treat mental health disorders. Amy is the Director of the Memories in Neuropsychiatric Disorders (MiND) Lab in the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge, and the Ferreras-Willetts Fellow in Neuroscience at Downing College, Cambridge. Her research focuses on how emotional memories form,… Read More »