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1. Introduction to Human Behavioral Biology

1. Introduction to Human Behavioral Biology

[MUSIC PLAYING] Stanford University. This is BIO 150, isn’t it? OK, just wanted to make sure. So we start off with a scenario. 40-year-old guy– quiet, suburban life. Married 15 years, two kids, 3.5 dogs. Everything’s standard. Everything’s going wonderfully. And one day out of nowhere, he punches somebody in the face at work. Totally …

Your brain on video games | Daphne Bavelier

Your brain on video games | Daphne Bavelier

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I’m a brain scientist, and as a brain scientist, I’m actually interested in how the brain learns, and I’m especially interested in a possibility of making our brains smarter, better and faster. This is in this context I’m going to tell you about video games. When we say video …

What Happened Before History? Human Origins

What Happened Before History? Human Origins

The world we live in feels normal, ordinary. It feels like this is just how humans exist and always existed. But, it’s not. Never before have we humans lived in a world as sophisticated and engineered to our needs as today. Giving us the luxury to forget about ourselves and not worry about survival. Food, …