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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

Trauma and Addiction: Crash Course

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 Read More …