Showing posts with label AsapScience. Show all posts
Showing posts with label AsapScience. Show all posts

Saturday, February 15, 2014

The Science of Nervousness and Stage Fright

We all experience nervousness in some aspect of our lives. For some people standing on stage makes them nervous and for others the thought of making small talk at a social event makes them nervous. What makes us nervous? And what happens to our bodies when we're nervous? The following video from ASAP Science answers those questions and more.

Applications for Education
After watching the ASAP Science video on nervousness, continue the lesson with this TED-Ed lesson on stage fright and how to deal with it.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Videos - What If You Stopped Sleeping or Going Outside?

AsapScience recently released a couple of short videos that could fit well in middle school and high school health courses. What If You Stopped Sleeping? explains the effects of sleep deprivation as well as the effects of sleeping too much. What If You Stopped Going Outsides? explains why humans need to spend time in sunlight and the effects of not getting outside often enough. Both videos are embedded below. AsapScience includes links to the references used in the production of the videos. Those links are included below the videos.

Research regarding the effects of nature on the brain.

Sleep Duration, Sleep Deprivation, Sleep Purpose.