background preloader

Brain Tricks - This Is How Your Brain Works

Brain Tricks - This Is How Your Brain Works

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiTz2i4VHFw

Related:  5-10min videos to teach and for funLearning

Bethany Hamilton - Surfs Like A Girl by Aaron Lieber Risks and challenges High performance sports films undoubtedly carry several risks and challenges. 1. COST Most quality films in any genre are considerably expensive to shoot, and high performance sports films are certainly no exception to the rule. They rely on captivating footage that draws the audience into the screen and invites them to be part of the action. The Psychology of Flow (in under 300 words) What is it like to be fully alive, right now, engaged with what you are doing? That’s the psychology of flow. When the happiness and creativity expert Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi was studying how painters work, he noticed an odd thing. When their painting was going well they didn’t care about getting tired, hungry or uncomfortable, they just carried on. But when the painting was finished, they rapidly lost interest in it.

SteveSpanglerScience GET THE KIT HERE: Click here to get the secret: Density can be a difficult scientific property to grasp, that's why we like making it colorful, fun, and (most importantly) simple! The Salt Water Density Straw is the epitome of kitchen science. You'll use materials are right in your house, and with just a bit of salt, you'll create a colorful experience that will have young scientists understanding density in moments. Want more experiments like this? Epic Rap Battles of History Download This Song: ► this Vid-ee-oh! ► Peter Live Tour in Europe right now: ► Hi. Short Documentary about Solar Roadways The basic building block of what has been dubbed by its creators, electrical engineer Scott Brusaw and his wife Julie, a solar roadway. It could one day make for a highway built of 0.4 –square-meter hexagonal panels, a hodge podge of green circuit boards surrounding 36-watts worth of blue solar panels, all covered in thick, bumpy glass for safety and traction. The idea is to put unused roadway to good use (generating electricity) while also providing an electronic means for lane shifts, driver messages and other utilities. Bonus: solar roadways obviate the need for an electric grid by including a “Cable Corridor” right in the side of the roadway that eliminates the need for power lines running alongside it. And if outfitted with sensors as well the solar highway could transmit real time traffic data or other information of interest.

Internet Psychology 50 psychology studies reveal how people are using email, Facebook, Twitter, online dating and more. Twitter is an unsocial network. 59% of people check email from the bathroom. Online daters do lie, but only a little. These are just a few of the psychological insights revealed in more than 50 internet psychology studies. Read on for more on how people’s behaviour has adapted (or not) to the demands of the online society.

Twitter + YouTube+ Google+ = A New Kind Of PD Yesterday, I fell into an amazing experience. To take a term from Laura Robertson’s blog post,“You Say You Want a Revolution: EdcampHome,” it felt “revolutionizing.” EdcampHome I was on Twitter when I saw hashtags from people I follow discussing the #EdcampHome experience. I quickly realized this was an opportunity to attend an Edcamp at home. How Making Robots Captivates Kids' Imaginations Violet: I think school would be a lot more engaging if we were asked to solve complex problems. Building a robot and seeing it run and seeing it complete tasks is definitely more satisfying than any schoolwork I've ever done. Getting an A on the test, that's cool, but seeing something I have built with my own hands move is way more satisfying. So I'll try connecting a one-ten-nine.

7 More Psychological Techniques Trying to make connections? Here are seven more research-based techniques to increase creativity. “Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality overcomes everything.” 3D Space Scene HD Wallpapers DMCAPrivacy policy All submitted content remains copyrighted to its original copyright holder. Images are for personal, non commercial use.

Related:  TED-Talks21st Century Learning: Recognizing Our Purpose