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…

BrainWorks: Kids & Sports-Related Concussions

[music]>>BrainWorks is made possible with generous support provided by Seattle Children’s, delivering compassionate care while advancing new treatments and cures through pediatric research. Learn more at seattlechildrens.org. [music]>>BrainWorks>>BrainWorks>>BrainWorks>>BrainWorks>>BrainWorks>>The show>>where we learn>>all about>>the brain.>>With me, Noggin’ the Brain.>>Dr. Chudler: In this episode, we learn all about concussions and what every kid, parent, and coach needs to…

How Brain Training Improves Sports Performance

Athletes spend years intensively training in the gym, on the slopes and at the rink. But how much is a difference in performance all in the mind? Researchers have studied the effectiveness of motor imagery techniques, where instead of physical practice, athletes visualise their path to victory. In one study, competitive skiers were broken up…

The great porn experiment | Gary Wilson | TEDxGlasgow

Translator: Maciek Sterkowicz Reviewer: Capa Girl Inspired by the last talker I’m going to have a little song about Internet porn. No, just kidding. The widespread use of Internet porn is one of the fastest moving most global experiments ever unconsciously conducted. Nearly every young guy with an Internet access becomes an eager test subject….