Can electricity help us understand Parkinson’s?

This coil is called transcranial magnetic stimulation So I click it and that induces a twitch in my hand There you go So if Sarah stimulates this side of my head It’ll make this hand move right and she did this side It would make this side move See that? So my hand basically twitches […]

Could Zapping Your Brain With Electricity Improve Your Memory?

Do you have memories you wish you could hold onto forever? Do you sometimes feel like they’re getting less vibrant? That’s probably because our working memory starts to decline as soon as our late twenties! Oh my god it’s all downhill from here, isn’t it? But new neuroscience research says that electrical stimulation could drastically […]

Dr Sebi – Sciatica, Nerve Pain, The Brain & Electricity

I’m not the best at pronouncing a lot of words I see all the time but it’s a form of pain, nerve pain and so I guess she was um asking was there anything that you know can handle a lot of pain, hmmm, pain from nerve, like a pinched nerve and things of that […]

Can You Use Electricity to Supercharge Your Brain? | tDCS

People around the world are strapping batteries to their heads to supercharge their brains. Seriously. This is a thing. It’s called transcranial direct-current stimulation, or tDCS, and it involves using electric currents to stimulate your brain. The companies that want to sell you tDCS devices claim that it has all kinds of benefits: They might […]

ELECTRICITY IN MOTION | MOTIONHOUSE | CANVAS PRESENTS

Memories are electrical there are physical structures in the brain but if its not electrically active, there are no memories. So therefore you realise that whilst the electric switch turns on the light, and that’s very important in our lives (heats and transforms it), that piece of electricity in the brain activates your memories means […]

How We Manipulate Our Brains With Electricity

This episode is sponsored by Audible. To get started, go to audible.com/scishowpsych or text “SciShowPsych” to 500 500. {♫Intro♫} It’s a classic sci-fi plot device: A chip is implanted into someone’s brain, and with a jolt of electricity, their brain is suddenly under someone else’s control. As with all good sci-fi, this is mostly fiction. […]

How Close Are We to Downloading the Human Brain?

Someday our bodies are going to break down and we’ll die. Our brain will decay and disappear forever.But, what if it didn’t have to? Right now there are scientists around the world working on technology that could one day take your brain, and possibly your consciousness, and upload it onto a computer. This would be […]

Brain 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. As part of the nervous system, the brain coordinates all of the body’s function. In adult humans, the brain is a three-pound gelatinous mass of fat and protein. It’s comprised of four main regions: the cerebrum, the cerebellum, the brainstem, and the […]

What Are You?

Are you your body? Well, kind of, right? But, is there a line where this stops being true? How much of yourself can you remove before you stop being you, and does the question even make sense? Your physical existence is cells, trillions of them, at least ten times more than there are stars in […]