Japan’s 2020 Robot Olympics…

A doctor and an aid worker are the first Americans to contract Ebola, the deadly virus that’s popped up in four African countries since March. The disease has several strains, with mortality rates ranging from 50-90%. There is no cure or vaccine yet. You can get Ebola by coming in contact with an infected animal,…

The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki

What if I told you there was something that you can do right now that would have an immediate, positive benefit for your brain including your mood and your focus? And what if I told you that same thing could actually last a long time and protect your brain from different conditions like depression, Alzheimer’s…

Concussion in sport: making athletes safer with research

You’re taught as a young kid to sort of put on these layers of armour, to get out there and get into the fray One of my grandfather’s old sayings, he said ‘It’s better to wake up in an ambulance than duck out of a contest’ Aww. You can hear the sound. Crunch! It reverberated…

Neuroscience in Sports at Freiburg University

[Music] the current time is the very inspiring time because at the moment we actually have the tools that allow us to really investigate tiny synaptic processes that take place when we perform output motor output the my name is Christine Larkin I’m a junior professor at the Department of sports science I’m a human…

Should The Olympics Just Allow Doping?

The Olympics has always been the ultimate test of the fastest, highest and strongest athletes. And now, it seems like a test of which athletes and countries can get away with using prohibited drugs or supplements to win that test. According to a 2014 report from the World Anti-Doping Agency, between 1-3% of elite athletes…

CRAZIEST Cases Of MIND CONTROL In Nature!

From parasites that pop ant’s heads off, to making animal-computer-hybrid robots, here are 10 of the most fascinating cases of mind control in nature. 10.) Euhaplorchis Californiensis The Euhaplorchis Californiensis is a parasite that is primarily found in southern California. These parasites live on the gut of shorebirds. Once the very tiny eggs of these…

Upside Down Glasses Challenge

Today we’re putting on these glasses that turn everything upside down and playing some games. Let’s do that. ♪ (theme music) ♪ Good Mythical Morning. If you paid a little bit of attention in biology class, you probably know how the eyeball works. It sees something and then the lens in your eyes actually flips…

Football, Dementia, and the Future of Sports

[♪ INTRO] From Little League to college football to the World Cup, sports is a huge industry. We play on neighborhood teams as kids, root for our favorite professional athletes, and buy millions of dollars’ worth of branded merchandise each year. But even if you don’t personally care what the next big sportsball thing is,…