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In 1848, Phineas Gage survived a seemingly unsurvivable injury to his brain, but the tale of that event has become quite colorful, and inaccurate, in many cases. So, what REALLY happened to Phineas Gage? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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Whether or not it’s worth investing in, the math behind Bitcoin is an elegant solution to some complex problems. Hosted by: Michael Aranda Special Thanks: Dalton Hubble SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Learn more about Cryptography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yFZGF8FHSg ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on
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Dreaming is very weird, but you might be able to learn something from your dreams. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—Kevin, Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, Sultan Alkhulaifi, Tim Curwick, Scott Satovsky
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On the 4th of July, Americans like to celebrate the things that make the United States unique, and a lot of those things have to do with our geography. That remarkable geography is also responsible for some pretty unique weather, and unfortunately for the millions of people living in the Midwest, that weather includes tornadoes.
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The famous British historian Lord Acton once said, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” And science tends to agree, but how we can prevent power from going to our heads? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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If you’ve ever put your feet up on a warm summer’s day and played “spot the shape in the cloud,” you might’ve seen a kangaroo, a guy preparing to facepalm, maybe a mushroom… On second thought, hopefully not that last one. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters —
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Eating disorders are very serious psychological conditions that can also be very dangerous – and they are much more common than you think. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Huge thanks go
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In this episode of SciShow we look at the most fascinating birds that hover! ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/artist/52/SciShow Or help support us by subscribing to
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The aggressive urges you might have when you see adorable things are probably related to the way you handle strong emotions. For 10% off Squarespace: http://squarespace.com/scishowpsych Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick
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Some people can eat raw jalapeños like they’re apples. Why do some people have a high tolerance for spicy food while others can’t stand it? Hosted by:Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to
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Patients in comas might look like they’re sleeping, but there are pretty fascinating things happening inside of their heads. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander
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Hank tells us three surprises about human DNA which we learned because of the Human Genome Project. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Find out more about the Human Genome Project at www.ornl.gov/hgmis and about the National Human Genome Research Institute at http://www.genome.gov
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You’re pretty sure being a baby was awesome, but why can’t you actually remember any of it? Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Accalia Elementia, Kathy
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I bet you’ve heard about the birth order cliche: The oldest child is responsible, the middle one is a rebel, and the youngest is spoiled. This stereotype might apply to you and your siblings, but is it universal? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks
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There are a number of stereotypes about bipolar disorder, but they stray pretty far from what the reality is—especially since there are multiple subtypes that all have their own sets of symptoms. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.
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There have been a lot of scientific discoveries around COVID, but other science stories did happen in 2020 — including amazing discoveries about everything from dinosaurs to parasites. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon:
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It’s said that the quickest way to kill a joke is to explain it, but scientists are still interested in finding out just what tickles our brains and makes us find something funny. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon
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When spiders die, their tiny legs curl up tight against their body, because spiders don’t use muscles to extend their legs. Instead, they have hydraulic legs! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-
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For a long time, most people saw ADHD as “a boy thing.” Today, that mindset has started to shift, but even now, studies report that males get diagnosed significantly more often than females. So, what’s going on? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff
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Quick Questions explains how some bees can transform flower nectar into the liquid gold that you use to sweeten your tea. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over
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Ghosting is when someone terminates a relationship by ending communications abruptly and without explanation. Whether or not you’d consider ghosting someone might have a lot to do with how you view relationships in general. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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We might order fish raw, but why don’t we ever order chicken that way? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland,
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Edward Norton and Jim Carrey might be charming actors, but their film portrayals of people with multiple personalities aren’t even close to accurate. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith,
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Hank explains the science behind recent reports that physics great Stephen Hawking said “there are no black holes.” There are. They’re just super complicated. ———- Messages from our Subbable subscribers: Happy Valentine’s Day my beautiful panda. I love you. I love you Steve- almost as much as Science. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support
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In this final segment on the four fundamental forces of physics, Hank tackles the magnetic force, the second of the two ways in which electromagnetism is apparent in the universe. ———- SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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Dreaming is one of the weirdest things we do & in this SciShow infusion Hank talks about how science is helping us understand why we dream, what our brains are up to when they’re doing it, and why dreaming may be critically important to the function of our waking brain. He also touches on the
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Kings, scientists, and musicians alike have all been known to stutter. It can make speaking in front of crowds even more nerve-wracking, but is anxiety the root cause? Spoiler: probably not. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kevin
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Juice cleanses or fasts are thought of as a popular way to detox and reboot the digestive system. But, like most fad diets, juice cleanses might not be doing what you think they are. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout
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People often think of perfectionism as a good thing, but it’s more than just a strong desire to do something well, and it can actually be a risk factor for several clinical disorders. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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What’s the deal with that sharp pain in your side when you’re trying to win that marathon? SciShow has the answers! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Chris Peters, Philippe von Bergen, Fatima Iqbal, John Murrin,
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I normally drink about ten cups of coffee per day but today I decided to cut back and haven’t had any caffeine but now my head hurts and I don’t know why do YOU know why!? Caffeine! : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xl1XBJLfIDU Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo
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That baby is staring at you, and you don’t know why. Something in your teeth? Did you accidentally leave a tag on your clothes? Don’t worry—that baby probably just likes your face. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters:
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The avocado is highly regarded by many people as delicious and nutritious, but the most extraordinary thing about avocados may be their very existence. Annotation Link – Learn More About What Qualifies as a Berry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LybfP… Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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The world is full of colors. Almost all of them can be described by a wavelength of visible light, but there are some colors out there that are just in your head! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.
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A lot of humans need or want braces to fix their crooked teeth, but why do you never see a dog walking down the street with headgear? Our ancient ancestors and mac and cheese may be to blame! *Correction: Even though hyraxes look similar to rodents, they’re actually in the order Hyracoidea, not Rodentia! They’re
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Freudian slips are actually an artifact of how your brain processes language! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal,
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Do you give ancient Egypt credit for the domestication of cats? That’s what many people think! But, with some new evidence, it seems that cats became our cuddly counterparts a little further east and because of an emerging pest problem. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-
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You might think of meditation as just a New Age trend, but it may actually benefit your brain! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone,
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People with ADHD often have problems getting to sleep, but is it the ADHD symptoms that causes the lack of sleep or lack of sleep that cause ADHD symptoms? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out
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Why do we faint? Because sometimes, your nervous system just doesn’t know what to do with itself. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, John Szymakowski, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz, David Campos, and Chris Peters. ———- Like
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This is a re-upload of a previous episode. Thanks to one of our astute viewers for pointing out the last episode was problematic, and thanks to all our viewers that help us think about the world more complexly! Scientists have learned a great deal about schizophrenia in the past few decades, but public perception of
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Hank tells us three things we probably didn’t know about the Voyager 1 spacecraft. Like SciShow on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here:http://dft.ba/-3p-e
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Trauma doesn’t just affect the person who originally experienced it. It can also be passed down to their children and grandchildren. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Inerri, D.A. Noe, Charles Southerland,
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Ever wonder how your finger can magically control your smartphone screen? We explain in this episode of SciShow. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters
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