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Psychobiology (C860): Biological explanations of psychological processes.

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Link "Is Autism an extreme of the male brain?" A lecture by Simon Baron-Cohen

This is a Stockholm Psychiatry Lecture given by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen of Cambridge University, entitled "Is Autism an extreme of the male...

Gender, autism, aspergers, Brain, brain scanning, empathy view
Link Introduction to Psychology Course by the Saylor Foundation

This is a link to an online, introductory course which presents the fundamental principles of psychology. It begins with a short overview of the...

Psychology, nature, nurture, nature-nurture debate, memory, Cognition, Communication, neurospsychology, Introduction, introduction to psychology, Learning, sensation, Perception, development, adolescence, psychopathology view
Link Hans Eysenck on Psychoanalysis

Prof. Hans Eysenck (born March 4, 1916, died September 4, 1997) was one of the worlds leading psychologists talks to Roberta Russell in 1995 on...

personality, individual differences, eysenck, psychoanalysis, Freud view
Link "Dopamine: the two-faced molecule behind addiction and Parkinson's disease". Short documentary

This short documentary presented by Prof. Fred Toates of the Open University, explores the role of dopamine in human behaviour, specifically in...

addiction, Psychology, dopamine, reward, stimulus, Parkinson's disease, bipolar disorder, mania view
Link Effects of a branched-chain amino acid drink in Mania - Scarna et al. (2003)

Patients suffering from manic episode are thought to have overactive dopamine levels. In this paper, the authors try to reduce dopamine in...

psychological disorders, psychopathology, bipolar disorder, mania, Psychiatry, amino acids, Neuroscience view
Link Joseph LeDoux Lecture on "Our Emotional Brains"

"Our Emotional Brains" - delivered by Professor Joseph LeDoux, was the third Copernicus Center Lecture.

The 2011 Copernicus Center Lecture...

Brain, emotions, Neuroscience, limbic system, homeostasis, neurotransmission, threat, brain surgery view
Link Sensation & Perception Course by the Saylor Foundation

This is a link to an online course in sensation and perception, by the Saylor Foundation. Sensation and perception are the processes by which we...

Perception, Psychology, sensation, eye, optical, ear, hearing, sight, vision, psychophysics view
Link Eero Castrén: Why do antidepressants work?

Prof. Eero Castrén from Helsinki University, gave this Stockholm Psychiatry Lecture in September 2012 at Nobel Forum, Karolinksa Institute.

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antidepressants, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Brain, Neurotransmitters, plasticity view
Link The Secret Life of Your Body Clock - BBC Horizon

This is a link to the BBC Horizon programme entitled 'The Secret Life of Your Body Clock'.  The documentary is about the secret world of the body...

sleep, Psychology, psychobiology, biological rhythms, body clock, endogenous, endogenous pacemakers view
Link What Happens When Things Go Wrong - Youtube Clip

Professor Paul Bloom, Yale University, gives a lecture on psychopathology. He discusses the various ways of defining mental illness before...

Psychology, abnormal psychology, psychopathology, Schizophrenia, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders view
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