Psychology of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #38

We’ve spent most of this series talking about computers. Which makes sense – this is Crash Course COMPUTER SCIENCE after all. But at their core computers are tools employed by humans and humans are pretty complicated. So today, we’re going to discuss some psychological considerations in building computers like how to make them easier for … Read more Psychology of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #38

Measuring Personality: Crash Course Psychology #22

Want more videos about psychology every Monday and Thursday? Check out our sister channel SciShow Psych at https://www.youtube.com/scishowpsych! How would you measure a personality? What, exactly, is the self? Well, as you’ve come to expect, it’s not that easy to nail down an answer for those questions. Whether you’re into blood, bile, earth, wind, fire, … Read more Measuring Personality: Crash Course Psychology #22

Psychology of Gaming: Crash Course Games #16

So we’ve talked a lot about what makes games so great in this series, but we haven’t really addressed the big question: why do we play games anyway? And well, the answer is pretty complicated, especially when you consider that some people really like card games, others may only like playing baseball, and others may … Read more Psychology of Gaming: Crash Course Games #16

Depressive and Bipolar Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #30

Want more videos about psychology every Monday and Thursday? Check out our sister channel SciShow Psych at https://www.youtube.com/scishowpsych! *** Not sleeping for days on end. Long periods of euphoria. Racing thoughts. Grandiose ideas. Mania. Depression. All of these are symptoms of Bipolar Disorder. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about mood disorders … Read more Depressive and Bipolar Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #30

Personality Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #34

Want more videos about psychology every Monday and Thursday? Check out our sister channel SciShow Psych at https://www.youtube.com/scishowpsych! *** What exactly are Personality Disorders? How can they be diagnosed? Can we prevent some of them? In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank gives us the down low on things like Ego-Dystonic and Ego-Syntonic Disorders, … Read more Personality Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #34

Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, and the Psychology of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #40

In which Mike Rugnetta teaches you about Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, and how a lot of their work was influenced by myth and mythology. While Freud and Jung aren’t quite as revered as they once were, they were undoubtedly a huge influence on the practice of psychology and psychiatry, and these two fellas were … Read more Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, and the Psychology of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #40

OCD and Anxiety Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #29

Want more videos about psychology every Monday and Thursday? Check out our sister channel SciShow Psych at https://www.youtube.com/scishowpsych! *** Ever call someone OCD because they like to have a clean apartment? Ever tell someone you have a phobia of spiders when, in fact, they just creep you out a little? In this episode of Crash … Read more OCD and Anxiety Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #29

Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash

Want more videos about psychology every Monday and Thursday? Check out our sister channel SciShow Psych at https://www.youtube.com/scishowpsych! So, it turns out we have an easy time reading emotions in facial expressions, but emotions can straight up kill us! In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank discusses stress, emotions, and their overall impact on … Read more Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash

Social Thinking: Crash Course Psychology #37

Want more videos about psychology every Monday and Thursday? Check out our sister channel SciShow Psych at https://www.youtube.com/scishowpsych! *** Why do people do bad things? Is it because of the situation or who they are at their core? In this week’s episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank works to shed a little light on the … Read more Social Thinking: Crash Course Psychology #37

Trauma and Addiction: Crash Course Psychology #31

Want more videos about psychology every Monday and Thursday? Check out our sister channel SciShow Psych at https://www.youtube.com/scishowpsych! *** So, what do Batman and J.R.R. Tolkien have in common? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It used to be called “Shellshock” and it can be really really really destructive. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank … Read more Trauma and Addiction: Crash Course Psychology #31

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