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The benefits of a bilingual brain – Mia Nacamulli

The benefits of a bilingual brain – Mia Nacamulli

¿Hablas español? Parlez-vous français? 你会说中文吗? If you answered, “sí,” “oui,” or “会” and you’re watching this in English, chances are you belong to the world’s bilingual and multilingual majority. And besides having an easier time traveling or watching movies without Read more…


Mirroring: The Unconscious Body Language of Love, with Jane McGonigal

Mirroring: The Unconscious Body Language of Love, with Jane McGonigal

One of the fun things that you can do in everyday life is to develop a technique that I call the love detector. And here’s how it works. In everyday life we are constantly mirroring with our facial expressions, with Read more…


Will Learning Another Language Make You Smarter?

Will Learning Another Language Make You Smarter?

Thanks for CuriosityStream for supporting this episode! Go to CuriosityStream.com/Psych to learn more [ ♪INTRO ] Parents were once warned against raising children to speak more than one language. It’s bad for kid’s cognitive development, they were told, and will Read more…


Cognition – How Your Mind Can Amaze and Betray You: Crash Course Psychology #15

Cognition – How Your Mind Can Amaze and Betray You: Crash Course Psychology #15

Why do smart people make dumb decisions? Why do conspiracy theorists think that we didn’t land on the moon or that Hillary Clinton is a space alien? And why won’t Bernice admit that the new Superman movie just isn’t very Read more…


Michio Kaku: Mental communication and infinite knowledge are on the horizon

Michio Kaku: Mental communication and infinite knowledge are on the horizon

Eventually, a computer chip will cost a penny, which is the cost of scrap paper. They’ll be everywhere and nowhere, including your eyeball, in your contact lens. You’ll blink, and you’ll be online. And who are the first people to Read more…


Brain-To-Brain Communication Finally Achieved!

Brain-To-Brain Communication Finally Achieved!

Can two brains really communicate DIRECTLY with each other?! Did science just invent Telepathy? Howdy brain people, Trace here for DNews! Did you get my message?! YES I transmitted it to you, brain to eye! Science! This week, a study Read more…


Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain

Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University.  And today I’m going to speak to you about language.  I’m actually not a linguist, but a cognitive scientist.  I’m not so much interested as language as Read more…


How the brain processes language – Professor Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky

How the brain processes language – Professor Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky

Imagine a world without language. Communication in both our personal and professional lives would be profoundly different. Society as we know it could not exist. Language is an ability that comes so naturally to us that we mostly – take Read more…


What Happens To Your Brain When You Learn a New Language | Understanding with Unbabel

What Happens To Your Brain When You Learn a New Language | Understanding with Unbabel

No pain, no gain. For the gym goers out there, these four words hold the weight of an eternal truth. Yet when it comes to learning a new language, it can be hard for us to get past the time Read more…


The Future of Brain-To-Brain Communication

The Future of Brain-To-Brain Communication