SciShow Psych: Why Can’t I Remember My Dreams?
SciShow Psych

Everyone has dreams, but some people are better at remembering them than others.

SciShow Psych: Engrams - Where Your Brain Keeps Memories
SciShow Psych

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: The Bizarre Link Between Blindness and Schizophrenia
SciShow Psych

You might have heard that supposedly, no one who was born blind has ever been diagnosed with schizophrenia.

SciShow Psych: How The Famous "Marshmallow Test" Got Willpower Wrong
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You may know about The Marshmallow Test, a popular psychological exam to see if people have willpower, but psychologists found that it might not be measuring willpower after all.

SciShow Psych: The Stroop Task - The Psych Test You Cannot Beat
SciShow Psych

The task sounds like it should be pretty easy, but the Stroop task is a fantastic, and very well studied, example of how your brain’s automatic processing can trip you up!

SciShow Psych: Why Do You Always Have Room for Dessert?
SciShow Psych

No matter how full you are, it seems you can find room for dessert.

SciShow Psych: How to Write Directly on the Brain
SciShow Psych

Scientists have found a way to hack the visual process and generate shapes directly on the brain, so a person can see them without using their eyes.

SciShow Psych: Why Is It So Hard to Let Go of Grudges?
SciShow Psych

We all have some displeasing memories from the past that still make our blood boil. Why are those grudges so hard to let go of?

SciShow Psych: Why Dancing Is So Helpful for Parkinson's
SciShow Psych

For millions of people with Parkinson’s disease, movement becomes much harder.

SciShow Psych: Why You're More Afraid of Sharks Than Cows
SciShow Psych

Tons of people are afraid of sharks, but the reasons have a lot more to do with how our brains deal with risk than anything to do with these super cool sea critters

SciShow Psych: Your Brain's Secret to Freestyling
SciShow Psych

Ever wonder how that guitarist nailed that solo or how your favorite rapper can roll out so many lyrics while making it look easy?

SciShow Psych: Why Do So Many People Fall for Robocalls and E-mail Scams?
SciShow Psych

Many robocalls and email scams are super blatantly obvious. Yet every year, people lose billions of dollars to these frauds – and the reasons why may be more psychologically devious than you think.