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Physiology of emotion – Intro to Psychology

When we experience different emotions, different parts of our body respond differently. Many of the bodily systems involve the autonomic nervous system, which includes a sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems. As you may recall from lesson three, the sympathetic nervous system is the arousal system. It readies the body for action, whereas the parasympathetic nervous […]

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All The Ways Science Tries To Explain Déjà Vu

Almost everyone’s experienced deja vu — that brain-tickling illusion of having previously experienced something that, in reality, is being encountered for the first time. In fact, researchers at Texas A&M estimate that the trippy sensation is experienced by roughly 60 to 80 percent of the population. And yet deja vu remains an unsolved mystery. But […]

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Biology Is Technology | Oshiorenoya Agabi | TEDxVilnius

Translator: Enea Sagittario Reviewer: Denise RQ Biology is technology. If you walk out with any view in this room from my talk is that biology, again, is technology. Six thousand years ago, the pyramids in Egypt– we perfected communicating with clay tablets. It was their pinnacle. This was a substrate for computation and communication. Six […]

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Daniel Colon-Ramos (Yale/HHMI) 1: Cell biology of the synapse and behavior in C. elegans

My name is Daniel Colon Ramos. I’m an associate professor in the department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Yale University. I’m also an MBL fellow and an adjunct professor in the Instituto de Neurobiologia de Universidad de Puerto Rico. And today I’ll be telling you about our work on the cell biology of the […]

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