Learning how to learn | Barbara Oakley | TEDxOaklandUniversity

About this tutorial: Video duration: 17:51 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley is co-teaching one of the world’s largest online classes, “Learning How to Learn”, She know firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. Dr. Oakley flunked her way through high […]

2-Minute Neuroscience: HPA Axis

About this tutorial: Video duration: 1:56 In this video, I discuss the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal, or HPA, axis, which plays an important role in our stress response. I describe the components of the HPA axis (hypothalamus, pituitary gland, adrenal glands) and the hormones released by each of these structures during the stress response. TRANSCRIPT: Welcome to 2 […]

Becoming Superhumans | Jody Medich | TEDxVilnius

About this tutorial: Video duration: 17:57 Have you ever dreamed of being a superhero and having superpowers? When Jody was a kid, she wanted the Jedi mind trick. And then to be like Jean Grey from the X-men. Where she would spend hours upon hours just focusing on objects, trying to move them with her […]