Not sleeping for days on end. Long periods of euphoria. Racing thoughts. Grandiose ideas. Mania. Depression. All of these are symptoms of Bipolar Disorder.
In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about mood disorders and their causes as well as how these disorders can impact people’s lives.
Neuroscientist James Fallon discusses how he came to discover, and how he’s learned to live with, the fact that he’s a borderline psychopath. Fallon is the author of The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist’s Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain
How do cell phones reveal their users’ physical locations? Most people do not stop to think about how well their mobile phones or the location apps they use on them reveal their locations or movement. They just want their phones and apps to work.
Professor Derek McAuley explains how phone companies pinpoint your location and handle the high volume of phone traffic in today’s video.
When was the first email sent, and who sent it? What was the first ad to ever run on a web page? How about the first picture uploaded to the Internet?
The Internet has been around since 1978, with the public not gaining full access until 1991.
Randomness, Fourier analysis and pictures of Jesus from the Daily Mail.
This video features Professor Phil Moriarty from the University of Nottingham.
Professor Alan Davies presents a series of groundbreaking experiments pioneered by the Ancient Greeks. Often called the “birthplace of civilisation”, Ancient Greece heralded numerous advances in philosophy, science, engineering and mathematics which have shaped our understanding of the modern world.
Assisted by Ri demo technician, Andy Marmery, Professor Davies demonstrates the key discoveries and experiments of many Greek thinkers — from Thales and Pythagoras to Euclid, Archimedes and Hypatia of Alexandria.