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SciShow Psych: Why Can’t I Remember My Dreams?
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Everyone has dreams, but some people are better at remembering them than others.

SciShow Psych: 5 Myths You've Probably Seen on TV
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There are some persistent myths about human psychology that appear on TV all the time.

SciShow Psych: 3 Friendly Robots Improving Our Social Lives
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You might think of robots as unfeeling, and maybe even kind of cold, but some robots are specifically programmed to help people improve their social skills and emotional health.

SciShow Psych: Engrams - Where Your Brain Keeps Memories
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A memory isn’t stored in your brain in a neat little package, but is instead spread across a pattern of cells in different regions.

SciShow Psych: How Do You Define A Disorder?
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The tremendous complexity of the human brain makes it difficult for psychologists to pin down exactly how and why things go wrong, so how do we define and diagnose disorders?

SciShow Psych: Tasting Colors and Seeing Time - Superhuman Skills with Synesthesia
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Synesthesia allows people to hear color or taste numbers—and maybe even remember some things better than the average person.

SciShow Psych: Why Is It So Hard to Remember Things Right Now?
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If you feel like you’ve been more forgetful than normal recently, you’re definitely not alone.

SciShow Psych: Factitious Disorder - Why People Fake Serious Illness
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For people with the factitious disorder, faking illness isn’t quite so straightforward.

SciShow Psych: Why Do We Get the Winter Blues? Seasonal Affective Disorder
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Humans may not hibernate, exactly, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we’re totally unaffected by the changing of seasons.

SciShow Psych: 4 Common Misconceptions About OCD
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The term “OCD” often gets thrown around lightly by people describing their affinity for neatness, but actual obsessive-compulsive disorder is a serious condition that goes well beyond just cleaning and counting.

SciShow Psych: Dyslexia - When Your Brain Makes Reading Tricky
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While many researchers are focusing on finding a difference in brains of people with dyslexia, some new research suggests it might not just be in their brains, but in their eyes.

SciShow Psych: Tourette Syndrome - What Makes People Tic?
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Tourette Syndrome in popular culture is often simplified to a poorly timed foul mouth, but that’s only a small part of the story—or sometimes not part of the story at all.

SciShow Psych:The Complex Bond Between Hoarders and Their Stuff
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We all struggle with clutter, but something quite distinct might be happening in the brains of those who have the hoarding disorder.

SciShow Psych:Me, Myself, and I - Dissociative Identity Disorder
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Edward Norton and Jim Carrey might be charming actors, but their film portrayals of people with multiple personalities aren’t even close to accurate.

SciShow Psych: Alcoholism - How Much Is Too Much?
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An excessive amount of alcohol can cause lots of problems, but lots of people drink fairly regularly without any of these problems. So, how do you know when you drink too much?

SciShow Psych: Is Passive-Aggressiveness a Personality Disorder?
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You might have a roommate who rolls their eyes a lot and leaves sassy sticky notes all over the place, but no matter how frustrating it is, it’s probably not a personality disorder.

SciShow Psych: Not Every Egomaniac Has Narcissistic Personality Disorder
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Professionally diagnosing narcissistic personality disorder is difficult for psychologists, partially because anyone who might have it just thinks they’re great!

SciShow Psych: Why Having a Baby Can Cause Depression in Both Parents
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Having a baby is almost always stressful, but it can sometimes be worse than that, and postpartum depression doesn’t just affect mothers.

SciShow Psych: Why Do Depression and Anxiety Go Together?
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Even though depression and anxiety are different types of disorders, they tend to go together. But why can it happen?

SciShow Psych: Why Being Introverted Doesn't Make You Antisocial - Antisocial Personality Disorder
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Introverts can often feel antisocial, but they are not always the same thing.

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