Why People Are Sending Themselves Hate Messages

From SciShow Psych. You might be familiar with the concept of self-harm, but it isn’t just physical. As it turns out, people can harm themselves through the anonymity of the internet. If you need help, please check these links: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ http://sioutreach.org/ https://www.thetrevorproject.org/trvr_support_center/self-injury/#sm.000001m6nr7aroenqsm112dsumii5 http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/self-injury Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on…

Do Trigger Warnings Really Help?

From SciShow Psych. Trigger warnings are a relatively new (and divisive) concept, but do they really help? 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: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr,…

Why Do You Sabotage Yourself Before a Big Test? | Self-Handicapping

From SciShow Psych. It’s pretty common to procrastinate before a big exam or an important presentation, and those self-handicapping has to do with protecting yourself from negative feelings. 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: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi,…

When Waking up After Decades Turned out to Be Temporary

From SciShow Psych. Around 1917, an unknown illness dubbed “sleeping sickness” caused people to suffer severe sleepiness and delirium. Some even became paralyzed for decades until a temporary cure was discovered in the 1960s. The story of this illness is tragic but offered new insight into how our brains function. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———-…