Tagged: health

The rubber hand test. Proof Your Senses Are Lying To You

How we experience our own bodies is a classical question in psychology and neuroscience. It has long been believed that our body image is limited by our innate body plan — in other words that we cannot experience having more than one head, two arms and two legs. However, brain scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have now shown that it is possible to make healthy volunteers experience having three arms at the same time.

Krokodil, fake pot and the real chemistry of drugs

Time Magazine has called it “the most horrible drug in the world,” and last month, it hit the US. Because seriously, why would you take a drug that rots your flesh, bones, and brain?!

Hank Green discusses the science behind the street drug ‘Krokodil’, & fake THC.

How Sleep Can Cure Phobias

A good night’s sleep might do more for you than just clear your head, it help you to be a stronger, less fearful person! Guest host Annie Gaus explains how the process works.

Amazing Dogs Smell Human Seizures

Director of Nursing, Adeline Baker, recalls how Scamp first identified a dying patient. His vet thinks this event and the surrounding humans reactions to it produced positive reinforcement for such ‘one trial learning’. Some dogs are trained to detect changes in humans, such as the onset of seizures. Check out the amazing way AJ alerts his owner Tony.