Mind & Brain Videos
August 27, 2016

Newsy (Aug. 24, 2016) — Only three other people in the U.S. have survived a Naegleria fowleri infection in the past 50 years. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 24, 2016) — A cognitive psychologist in Montreal wanted to see how the musical mind responds to different compositions, so he looked inside Sting's brain. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 23, 2016) — A newly developed eye test offers the hope of far earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, a devastating condition usually discovered too late in patients for effective treatment. The non-invasive, inexpensive, diagnostic test could also be used to monitor how patients respond to treatment. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 23, 2016) — Norwegian researchers have developed a novel way to keep children recovering from long-term illness connected to their friends and their education from their sickbed. An avatar robot is placed at the child's desk and controlled by the pupil from their home via cameras, microphones, and speakers, allowing them to contribute to lessons and avoid the crippling social isolation caused by long-term absence. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

AP (Aug. 23, 2016) — While brain injuries from concussions in the NFL have garnered a lot of attention, experts are now studying similar injuries in domestic abuse victims. A Phoenix hospital has launched a program to assist survivors who have suffered head trauma. (Aug. 23) Video provided by AP ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 16, 2016) — Children whose mothers took acetaminophen during pregnancy could be at a greater risk of developing hyperactivity and other behavioral issues. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 15, 2016) — Compared to white social media users, black and Hispanic social media users are significantly more likely to see race-related posts. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 11, 2016) — Mind-controlled robots have helped paralyzed patients regain some control over parts of their bodies. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 11, 2016) — Brain-machine interface technologies that convert thoughts into electrical signals that power devices outside the body can partially reverse paralysis in chronic paraplegics, according to new research. Ben Gruber reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 6, 2016) — On average, active Tinder users reported a greater level of body shame than those who didn't use the app, according to a recent study. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 5, 2016) — Researchers say they found book readers live an average of two years longer than people who don't read at all. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 3, 2016) — Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have invented a way to detect a person's blood-alcohol content without being invasive. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 3, 2016) — Scientists create lab-grown miniature tissues that have the properties of the human 'midbrain' and will help researchers develop treatments for diseases such as Parkinson's. Liane Wimhurst reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

Newsy (July 30, 2016) — Uber says there are "fewer drunk drivers on the streets" in cities where it operates, but a new study suggests the service has little to no effect. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (July 29, 2016) — Blind athlete Simon Wheatcroft teamed up with IBM to develop eAscot; a smartphone app that's helping him run ultra-marathons unassisted around the world. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

Newsy (July 28, 2016) — An international team of researchers played a game of "do as I do" with an orangutan. Surprisingly, the animal was able to learn new sounds. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Newsy (July 27, 2016) — Researchers say they found the gene NEK1 and that its mutations are linked to Lou Gehrig's disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Reuters - News Video Online (July 27, 2016) — The social media craze that had millions of people dumping buckets of freezing water over their heads in the name of ALS raised enough money to lead to an important breakthrough in research. Linda So reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

AFP (July 27, 2016) — Parts of the US are suffering from what’s been called an epidemic of prescription drug addiction, with the singer Prince one of its most famous victims. Over-prescription of opium-like drugs is partly responsible, with doctors often handing out incredibly strong painkillers for minor ailments. Now, a New Jersey hospital is trying a different approach, prescribing opioids only in the most severe cases in a bid to cut dependency. Video provided by AFP ... watch video

Newsy (July 26, 2016) — The NFL will now fine teams for failing to meet its concussion protocol. If the NFL determines a team ducked it on purpose, it could lose draft picks. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

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