Tag: brain

Why Pets Have Surprisingly Small Brains

This video was sponsored by 23andMe. Hi, this is Emily from MinuteEarth. Domestication has puppified dogs, fluffified sheep, and spotified horses – but there’s a less obvious physical change that virtually all domesticated animals share: shrunken brains. Duck brains have shrunk by about 15%, cat brains by 30%, and pig

Chordates – CrashCourse Biology #24

Next time someone asks you who you think you are, just give them the facts. You’re a mammalian amniotic tetrapodal sarcopterygiian osteichthyan gnathostomal vertebrate cranial chordate. Yeah, it’s a mouthful. And in order to understand what it means, you’re going to have to understand the most complex group of animals

Traumatic Brain Injury

DR. RODGERS: Traumatic Brain Injury is a leading cause of death and disability in children and young adults in the United States. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases at NIH. My colleague, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Director of the National Institute

The Mind Gut Connection with Faith Dickerson, PhD, and Emeran Mayer, MD

The Mind Gut Connection with Faith Dickerson, PhD, and Emeran Mayer, MD

Kaitlin Luna: Welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a biweekly podcast from the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. The topic for this episode is the mind-gut connection. Is your gut a second brain? Emerging research is showing that our brains and our gastrointestinal systems maybe we’re connected than

Craniotomy and Craniectomy

Craniotomy and Craniectomy

Your doctor may recommend a craniotomy or craniectomy procedure to treat a number of different brain diseases, injuries, or conditions. Your skull is made of bone, and serves as a hard, protective covering for your brain. Just inside your skull, three layers of tissue called meninges surround your brain. The

Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain | Ruairi Robertson | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica

Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain | Ruairi Robertson | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Imagine this… You have just won ten million dollars in the lottery. Congratulations. (Laughter) You have just eaten the most delicious, warm, chocolate brownie that has ever been baked. (Laughter) You… have just had sex. (Laughter) And you… have just done all three at