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Samaveda Chanting

March 28, 2014 - 10:14 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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The Samaveda (Sanskrit from saman "melody" + veda "knowledge" ), is second (in the usual order) of the four Vedas, the ancient core Hindu scriptures. Its earliest parts are believed to date from 1000 BC and it ranks next in sanctity and liturgical importance...

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Alpha Binaural Beat (12hz) Pure

March 20, 2014 - 10:14 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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Alpha brain waves are considered relaxed brainwave activity. Alpha brainwaves are brainwaves that cycle within the range of 8 -- 12 Hz and are usually generated in the brains right hemisphere or in a synchronized pattern...

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Hypnosis and Education

January 28, 2014 - 12:11 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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Hypnosis is a state of mind which manifests a high degree of suggestibility. Advertising, political campaigning, and religious contemplation are all areas in which hypnotism is employed, usually without...

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Colin Camerer: Neuroscience, game theory, monkeys

January 14, 2014 - 10:58 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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When two people are trying to make a deal -- whether they're competing or cooperating -- what's really going on inside their brains? Behavioral economist Colin Camerer shows research that reveals just how little we're able...

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The Myth of the Scientist

January 2, 2014 - 8:19 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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Crystal Dilworth has a B.S. in biochemistry from UC San Diego, and is currently working on her Ph.D. in molecular neuroscience in the lab of Henry A. Lester at Caltech. Crystal is a violinist, former nationally ranked ...

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Keith Barry: Brain magic

December 19, 2013 - 12:27 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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First, Keith Barry shows us how our brains can fool our bodies -- in a trick that works via podcast too. Then he involves the audience in some jaw-dropping (and even a bit dangerous) feats of brain magic.

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Secrets of The Human Brain

December 8, 2013 - 10:56 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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This documentary as well as the rest of these documentaries shown here relate to important times and figures in history, historic places and people, archaeology, science, conspiracy theories, and education.

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Eastern Brains

November 11, 2013 - 8:04 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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Anne Harrington of Harvard lectures about the relationship between Tibetan Buddhism and the human brain. She refers to the research of the University of Wisconsin's Richard Davidson on the brain functions of Buddhist monks during long periods of meditation,...

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Games and Education Scholar James Paul Gee

October 19, 2013 - 10:19 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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James Paul Gee is an expert on how video games fit within an overall theory of learning and literacy. He is the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies, Division of Curriculum and Instruction...

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James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

October 14, 2013 - 9:34 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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The gaming expert shares insights into why video games are such effective learning tools. Be sure to click "like" if you enjoyed this video!

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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's Death Valley

October 8, 2013 - 11:27 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational...

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Can Technology Change Education? Yes!

September 13, 2013 - 8:24 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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Raj Dhingra is a twenty-year veteran of the technology industry with an extensive track record of building strong, sustainable and profitable industry leadership positions in new and emerging categories...

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Virtual Reality Classroom Trains Teachers

August 30, 2013 - 11:39 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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Thanks to a virtual reality classroom, Ole Miss education students are able to hone their skills in front of almost life-like students. Video by Mary Stanton.

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TED Talks Education

August 15, 2013 - 9:54 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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Hear inspiring and forward-looking leaders and thinkers on the topic of learning, including Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth, Bill Gates, Rita F. Pierson, Sir Ken Robinson and Geoffrey Canada, among others. Hosted by

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness

July 12, 2013 - 9:04 PDT by Access Motivational Lab

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Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi asks, "What makes a life worth living?" Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of "flow."

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