Posts Tagged ‘psychology’

The Placebo Effect

Monday, April 18th, 2011

A look at the many strange effects of placebos. Found at YouTube from TheProfessorFunk.


Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Countertransference is a Sundance Film Festival entry by Madeleine Olnek: A lonely woman with assertiveness issues finds her problems multiplied in therapy. WORK WARNING: Contains profanity. Found at YouTube from sff.

Shiny Happy People: The Science Of Happiness

Friday, November 19th, 2010

As a field of study, this has been a long time coming. Researchers at UC Berkeley are doing a wide range of studies exploring positive emotions and happiness. Found at YouTube from ucberkeleycampuslife.

What If Money DID Grow On Trees?

Friday, September 24th, 2010

This is a social experiment. Some people hung 100 one dollar bills from a tree on a street in Chicago and filmed people’s reactions. Found at YouTube from missamykr429.

Temple Grandin Discusses Her Experience With Autism

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

HBO debuted Temple Grandin, a biopic of the pioneering animal scientist who has autism and lectures widely on how the autistic mind works. She’s brilliant and fascinating. Found at YouTube from UCTelevision.

This is another lecture. Found at YouTube from AMPCENTER.

Monsters From The Id – Short Animation

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

This is a mashup of original animation sync-ed to the voices of , , and . This is the description of Monsters From The Id from IFILM:

In the depths of a Hollywood film studio archive, mysterious unlabeled
footage was discovered, containing the recordings of psychiatry session
with the famous movie monsters, Dracula, Frankenstein, Mummy and
Wolfman. Now after remastering the shredded filmstrips, the world can
come face to face with the monsters from the id.

Woody Allen is the Mummy; Jack Nicholson is Dracula; James Gandolfini is Frankenstein; and Wolfman is mute: