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What animal madness means for us humans

04 Sep 2014 Morvarid Akhbari
Behind those funny animal videos, sometimes, are oddly human-like problems. Laurel Braitman studies non-human animals who exhibit signs of mental health issues — from compulsive bears to self-destructive rats to monkeys with unlikely friends. Braitman asks what we as humans can learn from watching...

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The Bridge between suicide and life

22 May 2014 Milad Moodi
For many years Sergeant Kevin Briggs patrolled the southern end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a popular site for suicide attempts. In a sobering, deeply personal talk Briggs shares stories from those he’s spoken — and listened — to standing on the edge of life. He gives a powerful p...

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Why we sleep

19 Dec 2013 Milad Moodi
In this talk, Russell Foster shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts some myths about how much sleep we need at different ages -- and hints at some bold new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health.

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