Where do superstitions come from?
[5:10] Are you afraid of black cats? Would you open an umbrella indoors? How do you feel about the number 13? Whether or no…MORE
It is, it isn’t, it isssssssssssssss! Nope!
[0:47] No matter how hard you try to perceive otherwise this clever illusion will suck you back in and SNAP, you have to …MORE
Split brain: One side a believer in god, the other not!
[2:21] FREE WILL IS COMPLICATED…. Do we have it, yes or no? It’s more of a tricky yes, no blend ‘YNESO…MORE
Paul Bloom: The Science of Bias, Empathy, and Dehumanization
[4:49] Empathy moves us, but it may move us to make an unethical decision. Conversely, says Bloom, dehumanization is no…MORE
Are We All Racists?
[6:32] Novelists offer deep insights into human psychology that often take psychologists years to test. In his 1864 …MORE
How Much Neuroscience Is Actually Allowed in the Courtroom?
[3:41] “Neurolaw” is becoming increasingly important in the courtroom, but how effective are the curre…MORE
Beau Lotto: The Neuroscience of Creativity, Perception, and Confirmation Bias
[6:44] To ensure your survival, your brain evolved to avoid one thing: uncertainty. As neuroscientist Beau Lotto poin…MORE
Julia Sliwa: Comparing human and monkey neural circuits for processing and social scenes
[4:11] Julia Sliwa, The Rockefeller University [Video and text source: Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines (CBM…MORE
Why People Blame Others | Field Guide to Bad Behaviour
[4:03] Humans are complicated: a tangled web of amazing biology and bad behaviours. This illustrated field guide will …MORE
Bill Gates & Steven Pinker: Discuss Enlightenment Now
[2:46] People all over the world are living longer, healthier, and happier lives, so why do so many think things are gett…MORE