The Dangerous History of Electroconvulsive Therapy

From SciShow Psych. We’ve had a number of false starts that did more harm than good to figure out new treatments, and ECT is one of those treatments which came from a complicated history. Hosted by: Brit Garner Thumbnail image credit: University of Liverpool Faculty of Health & Life Sciences (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Winwick_Hospital,_Electroconvulsive_therapy,_1957_(14466087218).jpg) ———- Support SciShow by…

Why Stimulants Help ADHD

From SciShow Psych. It seems like stimulants and hyperactivity shouldn’t mix, so why are they so often prescribed to treat ADHD? 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, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith,…

Why Are Challenge Videos a Thing?

From SciShow Psych. From cinnamon to Tide pods, “challenge videos” are dangerous. So why do people do them? 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, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander…

Does Psychotherapy Work?

From SciShow Psych. You might’ve heard people talking about how awesome psychotherapy can be, but is it actually effective? 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, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth,…