Cool Psych Links

Important links (mostly to streaming video):
Reviews Of Medical Studies May Be Tainted By Funders’ Influence
Jim Taylor Ph.D. The Power of Prime Technology: Myth of Multitasking. Is multitasking really more efficient? Posted Mar 30, 2011
Frontline : Hand of God. Pedophilia. For the description of how the pedophile got the victim to accept the abuse, watch the second chapter entitled, “Father Joseph Birmingham,” from the beginning to 6 minutes 35 seconds in.
developmental psych
Stuart Brown says play is more than fun

Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity (Intelligence) 
”She isn’t sick – she’s a dancer” 15:10 – 17:44
Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity
Dan Gilbert asks, Why are we happy?
Dan Gilbert on our mistaken expectations
 5:00 availability heuristic
Sherwin Nuland on electroshock therapy
Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight
Martin Seligman on positive psychology
Lori Santos shows that both monkeys and humans are more apt to risk reducing a potential gain than losing what they already have.
Jonathan Haidt on the genetic roots of liberals and conservatives
Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms – covers divergent intelligence (brick & blanket test)
video is white board with artist drawing on it.
Joachim de Posada – delayed gratification.
20/20 episode on childhood schizophrenia. filetype=wmv
6:30 clip on deep brain stimulation from Emory University
FRONTLINE: the meth epidemic | PBS

Anterograde amnesia Clive Wearing BBC & feature=player_embedded

Alzheimer’s 29 minutes treatment breakthroughs

Alzheimer’s 59 seconds graphic of neurons

Alzheimer’s 9 minutes caregiver/relative stress

Ocd: the war inside 2002


False memory Meredith Maran – accuses dad of abuse then recants 3:45

Controversy repressed memory – father convicted of murder then overturned 1:00

Dissociative fugue 4:00

Frontline: The Released.  Mental patients in and out of prison

Daniel Pink on Motivation:
  This second video is mostly the same info a bit more slowly and you can actually see him in this one:

Anorexia’s Living Face (CBS News)

Yoav Medan: Ultrasound surgery — healing without cuts (Mostly medical , but you can imagine using this for rare, treatment-resistant OCD or depression.)

Hans Rosling shows the best stats you’ve ever seen

This link allows you to interact with Rosling’s data
Cool 5 min overview of Rosling’s data display ideas

Democrats and Republicans Can Be Differentiated from Their Faces (Article not video)

Story of HM (anterograde amnesiac) 2 minutes from CBS news 2009 (must watch 30 second commercial to access.)