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Are Left-Handed People Smarter?1m41s

Are Left-Handed People Smarter?

Chris McManus of University College London, suggests in his book "right hand, left hand" that left-handed folks may excel more in analytical tasks given how their brains are structured. Dr. Oz has argued that left handed people can process simultaneous information more readily because they can use both sides of their brain. Noone knows how we become left or right handed - experts suggest it happens in the womb. Also, your dominant hand indicates your decision preferences - left-handed people tend to look on the left side first and vice versa. The products you buy, candidates you vote for, person you are attracted to at a bar - all your decisions may be influenced by whether you are left or right handed.

Can you die from a broken heart?3m45s

Can you die from a broken heart?

Zurich has the biggest databank in the world documenting “Broken heart syndrome” (BHS). BHS is a recently recognised heart problem, often brought on by extreme emotional or physical stress, such as the death of a loved one. Doctors at University Hospital Zurich estimate that about 5% of people with BHS die in hospital. The hospital keeps files on 1,700 people who have experienced the condition. (SRF/swissinfo.ch)

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Published: February 13, 201818 views
Implant restores memory in damaged brain1m41s

Implant restores memory in damaged brain

The University of Southern California has unveiled an implant capable of restoring human memory in damaged parts of the brain. The implant has the ability to help Alzheimer’s patients, but raises ethical concerns on account of its ability to manipulate human thoughts. RT’s Brigida Santos has the latest.

Getting Better: 200 Years of Medicine44m08s

Getting Better: 200 Years of Medicine

Getting Better is a short documentary that explores three remarkable stories of medical progress: Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Surgery. The film looks at the role of researchers and clinicians, of patients, their families and their advocates, and how information is translated into action. It is the story of research, clinical practice and patient care, and how we have continued to get better over the last 200 years. In 2012 the New England Journal of Medicine celebrates 200 years of publishing practice - changing medical advances. NEJM brings together a global community, from researchers to clinicians, to improve the health of people around the world. The 200th anniversary of NEJM honors all who contribute to this mission.

Why Women Need More Sleep Than Men4m49s

Why Women Need More Sleep Than Men

Women tend to require more sleep than men because of their “complex” brains, according to research. Scientists found that around 20 minutes more sleep was needed by women compared to men - and said this was thought to be because the female brain works harder during the day. The study was carried out on a sample set of 210 middle-aged men and women.

How to speak to a narcissist10m19s

How to speak to a narcissist

Dr. Greg Hamlin explains the two major characteristics of the narcissistic personality type and offers some tips for how to communicate more effectively with people who show these characteristics

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Published: January 10, 2018396 views
Early Birds and Night Owls in the Workplace3m53s

Early Birds and Night Owls in the Workplace

Benjamin Franklin once said " early to bed and early to rise will make a man healthy, wealthy and wise". But is this the best strategy for everyone? This video helps you determine whether you are an Early Bird, Night Owl or an Intermediate.

Spirit Orbs3m40s

Spirit Orbs

Images of spirit orbs, what do you think about these? Could they really be something more?

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Published: December 27, 2017412 views
Recovering From Toxic People

Recovering From Toxic People

Toxic people are everywhere and they can be defined as a whole lot of different things. All in all, it’s just someone who looks out for themselves and only themselves.