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Yale Faculty and distinguished guests speak on psychology research and latest studies happening at Yale.

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Yale Faculty and distinguished guests speak on psychology research and latest studies happening at Yale.

    Food on the Brain

    Food on the Brain

    Ralph DiLeone discusses how our brains can make losing weight very difficult.

    • 6 min
    Hot Coffee, Warm heart

    Hot Coffee, Warm heart

    John A Bargh discusses research into origins of interpersonal warmth from a Yale study in which Yale researchers find touching a warm beverage leads to warm feelings towards others.

    • 7 min
    Lack of Sleep Leads to Health Problems Like Obesity

    Lack of Sleep Leads to Health Problems Like Obesity

    We spend fewer hours sleeping than our ancestors. Drs. Tamas Horvath and Xiao-Bing Gao, professors in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences explore health problems linked to lack of sleep, such as obesity.

    • 15 min
    Building Self Control to Fight Addiction

    Building Self Control to Fight Addiction

    Dr. Roy Baumeister discusses self-control, the factors that deplete it, and the ways we can increase it.

    • 13 min
    Teen Brains Wired to Take Risks

    Teen Brains Wired to Take Risks

    Teenagers are hard wired to experiment and seek out excitement. Dr. Linda Mayes discusses the state of the science on adolescent brain development and ways that adults can encourage good decision making.

    • 1 sec
    New Strategies for the Hardest Cases of Depression

    New Strategies for the Hardest Cases of Depression

    Gerard Sanacora, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Yale Depression Program, studies how the neurotransmitter systems in the brain contribute to depression and other mood disorders.

    • 12 min

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