We here at The Infographics Show routinely cover the most pressing scientific questions of our age, such as what would happen if everyone on Earth screamed at the same time, or what if everyone went blind for 10 seconds? Occasionally we like to get silly and talk about Link’s love… Continue Reading The Most Painful Illness Known to Man

Advances in Health, I’m Rebecca Stewart. A groundbreaking new study is changing the way that doctors are able to treat patients after having a stroke. New hope for something that was once catastrophic, like waking up after having a stroke in the middle of the night. Dr. Mark Alberts, physician-in-chief… Continue Reading Treatment Window Expanded for Stroke

I’m speaking about a [possibly] partially non-psychedelic topic, but it originated in the psychedelic field. It’s also an interesting story about a discovery. [You] will mainly hear here from me about bromo-LSD, which is a compound which [was] originally synthesized by Hofmann in the mid-’50s, by Albert Hofmann, the discoverer… Continue Reading The Use of LSD, Psilocybin, and Bromo-LSD for the Treatment of Cluster Headaches – Torsten Passie

The latest neuroscience experiments into cognition and perception point the way towards delightful and compelling new directions for our virtual worlds to take us. From David Byrne’s VR immersive theater To the philosophical questions in Cory Doctorow’s near future novel coming out in April, which Hi, I’m Crystal Beasley and… Continue Reading Using the Full Body as the Controller in VR

After reading “The Sleep Revolution,” which is all about the importance of a good night’s sleep… I found it really hard to… fall asleep. Before that I didn’t have much difficulty with it, but after being bombarded with endless statistics and research results illustrating the detriments of inadequate sleep, I… Continue Reading WHY Sleep is critical for the Body and Brain | Science of Sleep

Some scientists claim fish can feel pain- is this assertion true or is there something fishy going on? Can fish feel pain or are they just fishing for sympathy? If fish can feel pain, well, that would be a whole other kettle of fish! Some animal rights activists have concern… Continue Reading Do Fish Feel Pain?

You’ve probably heard that carbs are bad for you. And there’s a lot of us searching for signs they’re good, possibly sugar, or just the devil. But carbohydrates are your body’s main fuel source. So what do carbs actually DO when they pasta through your body? Carbohydrates in our food… Continue Reading Your Body on Carbs

So when I was 18 years old I went skydiving forthe very first time and this was in Ohio. And it was a really – this was before they had tandem jumping and somebody on your back guiding you down and I had to jump with a static line like… Continue Reading The “God Helmet” Can Give You Near-Death and Out-of-Body Experiences

Anytime someone hears the term “motivation,” they should really supplant that with dopamine. Because without dopamine, you don’t have motivation. All drugs of abuse cause this unnatural rise of dopamine. And because of that, they’re among the most powerful experiences our brains can have. Individuals struggling with addiction are actually… Continue Reading The Science of Opioid Addiction and Treatment

Did you know there’s a best time for you to eat, think, do sport and even have a beer? We’re ruled by time: whether that’s the alarm clock or our own internal clock. In fact, our bodies are full of many clocks in most organs and cells, embedded in our… Continue Reading How body clocks rule our lives | BBC Tomorrow’s World