Social Influence

Social Influence

Hank Green [ Crash Course ] #38 – If someone in a position of authority told you to like stop walking on the grass, you would stop walking on the grass. Right? And if they told you to help someone’s grandma across the street or pick up your dog’s poop or put your shoes on before you go into a store, you’d probably

Cognition

Cognition

Hank Green [ Crash Course ] #15 – Why do smart people make dumb decisions? Why do conspiracy theorists think that we didn’t land on the moon or that Hillary Clinton is a space alien? And why won’t Bernice admit that the new Superman movie just isn’t very good? We’ve talked about cognition before. We usually refer to it as the process that

Remembering & Forgetting

Remembering & Forgetting

Hank Green [ Crash Course ] #14 – It was midnight when Bernice got off work. She was exhausted after a long and terrible day, and just wanted to get home to a hot bath. She was driving down the street, flipping through radio stations, when she pulled up to a stop sign, and saw something weird. A shadowy figure ran up to

Clive Wearing

Clive Wearing

Hank Green [ University of Montana ] # 13 — Clive Wearing was playing the piano alone in his room. When his wife came into the room, he immediately leapt up and embraced her with joyful enthusiasm. A minute later, she slipped out to grab a glass of water, and when she returned, he gave her that same bright greeting, as if she’d