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The Science of Lucid Dreaming
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/8kcnO Have you ever wanted to take control of your dreams? Now you can, with the science of how to lucid dream! With these simple steps, and a little practice, you'll soon experience sleep like never before. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources--- 1) http://www.lucidity.com/SleepAndCognition.html 2) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19750924 3) http://bit.ly/vkD3oM 4) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120727095555.htm 5) http://www.amsciepub.com/doi/abs/10.2466/pms.1980.51.3f.1039
Views: 7493480 AsapSCIENCE
Your Brain on Drugs: Marijuana
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/W27Se This is what you look like, on the inside, when smoking cannabis. The effects of Marijuana on your brain, and how it defines your experience. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources--- 1) http://hvrd.me/d8XvEI 2) http://1.usa.gov/UdbYWS 3) Physiological Review (Journal), vol. 83, 2003 4) Memoirs of an Addicted Brain - by Marc Lewis 5) http://1.usa.gov/SD32mq 6) http://1.usa.gov/QYayt5
Views: 10268109 AsapSCIENCE
The Science of Productivity
 
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Made in collaboration with Sparring Mind, the behavioral psychology blog. Read the full productivity post: http://bit.ly/XRcYAY TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/ny8ak In today's crazy world, productivity is on the minds of many. So what can science tell us about the human brain and productive work? How do we become more efficient at working, and spend less time working overall? Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Gregory http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz SOURCES---- Fear of projects: 1) http://bit.ly/TX4DJr Zeigarnik Effect: 2) http://bit.ly/XWOCG0 Simulated Work: 3) http://bit.ly/W8y21M Ego Depletion 4) http://bit.ly/12n7uNI Practice (Elite Violinists): 5) http://bit.ly/QWLtCK 6) http://bit.ly/Z2DgBT 7) http://1.usa.gov/UDE6OJ Multitasking: 8) http://bit.ly/UmTVIv
Views: 3928628 AsapSCIENCE
Zombie Apocalypse Science
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/qAe6N Could zombies exist? Should we be preparing for a Zombie Apocalypse? Find out how these ferocious, flesh-eating creatures could become a reality, through a simple scientific pathway. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Further Reading--- 1) http://bit.ly/dUjjzL 2) http://bit.ly/dVAHW7
Views: 5042848 AsapSCIENCE
Your Brain on Drugs: Alcohol
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/IpS22 Understanding your drunken stupor, from the brain's perspective. Find out how alcohol molecules alter your brain, ultimately resulting in a night that you...hopefully remember. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Great Related Read (Source): Memoirs of an Addicted Brain By Marc Lewis
Views: 3718424 AsapSCIENCE
The Science of Procrastination - And How To Manage It
 
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We'll write a description later.... Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources--- Procrastination: 1) http://my.ilstu.edu/~dfgrayb/Personal/Procrastination.pdf 2) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3177330/ 3) http://pss.sagepub.com/content/13/3/219.short 4) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886900000349 5) http://bigthink.com/ideas/15771 The Pomodoro Technique: 6) http://www.pomodorotechnique.com/
Views: 2242802 AsapSCIENCE
The Science of 'Morning Wood'
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/aQNb5 The Sex-Ed class you never got in school! Why do men tend to wake up with "morning wood"? We look at the hard facts and some of the biology of an erection, to discover the mechanism behind this phenomenon. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Sources---- Sexual arousal: 1) http://joe.endocrinology-journals.org/content/186/3/411.full Sleep: 2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleep NPT and impotence: 3) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3344559
Views: 5574874 AsapSCIENCE
The Monty Hall Problem - Explained
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/bo6XQ You've made it to the final round of a game show, and get to pick between 3 doors, one of which has a car behind it! You make your choice, and then the host decides to show you one of the wrong answers. He then offers you the chance to switch doors. Should you do it? Find out just how wrong human intuition can be in this classic Monty Hall Problem. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Further Reading---- 1) http://1.usa.gov/nH59yq Wikipedia also has quite a few more explanations: 2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monty_Hall_problem
Views: 1795351 AsapSCIENCE
The Moon Illusion
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/32_iT "Look how big the moon is!" you've shouted before. But what if I told you that the moon never really changes size, and it's simply your brain playing a trick? Find out what The Moon Illusion is, and why it happens! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources--- 1) http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1963-02291-001 2) http://retina.anatomy.upenn.edu/~bart/scriptie.html 3) http://bit.ly/Tw4Dkv
Views: 2320072 AsapSCIENCE
The Science of Orgasms
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/V75eb Everything you wanted to know about orgasms, but were too afraid to ask. Who knew science could be so sexy? Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources---- Science of Orgasm 1) http://bit.ly/PZRNYp 2) http://bit.ly/mQlb25 3) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11497209 Men vs Women 4) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hbm.20733/abstract 5) http://bit.ly/ORJsCq Male 6) http://bit.ly/OXeKLJ Women 7) http://bit.ly/mSF8qz
Views: 9077347 AsapSCIENCE
The Science of 'Plan B' - Emergency Contraception
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/he8Re What happens when the condom breaks? Find out what's behind "Plan B" - otherwise known as emergency contraception. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Created with the support of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project. TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Sources---- Contraception: 1) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10561657 2) http://www.fhi360.org/en/RH/Pubs/booksReports/methodaction.htm Emergency Contraception: 3) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3141844/ 4) http://www.contraceptionjournal.org/article/S0010-7824(01)00250-5/abstract 5) http://ec.princeton.edu/references/mechanism_of_action_contraception2006.pdf 6) http://ec.princeton.edu/questions/EC-Review.pdf Safety: 7) http://bixbycenter.ucsf.edu/publications/files/IsECSafe_2008.pdf 8) http://www.arhp.org/publications-and-resources/clinical-fact-sheets/mifepristone-ec
Views: 2455194 AsapSCIENCE
Motion Sickness - What is it?
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/5Twhd Feeling a bit under the weather after reading in the car, or spending some time on the sea? Find out the secret behind motion sickness in humans. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources--- 1) http://1.usa.gov/P3FO8j 2) http://bit.ly/RgBV3M 3) http://bit.ly/OpcMpu
Views: 1308078 AsapSCIENCE
Can Money Buy Happiness?
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/dAeY6 We often hear it, but how true is the phrase 'Money can't buy happiness'? Is there a correlation between the two, and if so, what can we learn from it? It turns out, if you think money and happiness are exclusive, you simply aren't spending it right. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Gregory http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some sources--- Pro-Social Spending: 1) http://bit.ly/V8HaoG 2) http://bit.ly/R6W4eB 3) http://bit.ly/V8HljC Quality of Life vs Emotional Well-Being: 4) http://bit.ly/T9MQhq Other Happiness Principles: 5) http://hvrd.me/XP3Vfc
Views: 3035099 AsapSCIENCE
The Science of Appetite - Beating Overeating
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/MsuEy Want to lose weight but can't stop eating? There's a reason for that. Find out how you can beat the desire to overeat and bring yourself one step closer to being your healthy self! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources --- Endocrinology of Eating 1) http://www.erlanson-albertsson.se/overeating05.pdf 2) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12801943 3) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2777281/?tool=pubmed
Views: 1863602 AsapSCIENCE
What causes a Hangover?
 
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TWEET IT: http://clicktotweet.com/ksnr5 We've all been there before - a seemingly innocent night with some friends, ending in a morning from Hell. Why must it be like this? Find out what causes the notorious hangover, and share the truth with the world! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com
Views: 1310150 AsapSCIENCE
Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind Pt. 1
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/237l3 Time for some interesting facts to make your head explode! Now you can sound even smarter around your friends with these simple but super fun facts about life! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources ----- Mushrooms: 1) http://bit.ly/SqH4cO Brain: 2) http://bit.ly/qOleVn 3) http://bit.ly/a9E6sJ Atoms: 4) http://bit.ly/UJPGZu Cells: 5) http://bit.ly/UkwyN
Views: 8812598 AsapSCIENCE
The Science of Superheroes - SPIDER-MAN
 
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TWEET IT- http://clicktotweet.com/4b25f The 'Amazing Spiderman' definitely has some unique tricks and abilities, but do any of them stand up to scientific realities? We'll take a look at how some of Spiderman's main attributes could legitimately happen, while others...not so much! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Sources - The Biology of Spiders: http://tinyurl.com/7ww5v9d
Views: 2694029 AsapSCIENCE
The Scientific Power of Music
 
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TWEET IT: http://clicktotweet.com/SR316 Is music humanity's drug of choice? What is the mysterious power behind it's ability to captivate, stimulate and keep us coming back for more? Find out the scientific explanation of how a simple mixture of sound frequencies can affect your brain and body, and why it's not all that different than a drug like cocaine. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources --- Dopamine Release during Music: 1) http://bit.ly/lLSWFN 2) http://bit.ly/eZZNVi Emotional Response to Music: 3) http://bit.ly/NbowZP Cocaine and Your Brain: 4) http://bit.ly/NBKdOB
Views: 2303079 AsapSCIENCE
The Scientific Power of Naps
 
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TWEET IT: http://clicktotweet.com/5l4dD Want an excuse to sleep on the job? Take these scientific tips on "Power-Naps" to get the most energy out of your day, while remaining productive and non-reliant of caffeine. If done properly, naps can change your life! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources --- 1) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12220317 2) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2869.2008.00622.x/full 3) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17053484 4) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16796222 5) http://journalsleep.org/Articles/280710.pdf Sleep Scoring 1) http://bit.ly/O5VFXO 2) http://1.usa.gov/MG05oS
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Scientific Weight Loss Tips
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/4Lh45 Tired of searching for the perfect diet or pill to shed some pounds? Find out the top weight loss tips, with solid science to back them up. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources --- Endocrinology of Appetite: 1) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2777281/?tool=pubmed Protein and PYY: 2) http://bit.ly/TQSHH0 Calcium: 3) http://bit.ly/Ry1AHP 4) http://www.ajcn.org/content/92/5/1017.short Soup Satiety: 5) http://bit.ly/rIVkOs 6) http://bit.ly/vUkZ1V Plates/Portion Size: 7) http://www.ajcn.org/content/82/1/236S.short
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The Scientific Hangover Cure
 
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THE WORLD MUST KNOW! TWEET: http://clicktotweet.com/vi4_f Don't want a hangover, but love the weekend a bit too much? You've heard all the myths and tried all the pills - but what legitimate ways can you prevent and cure your hangover? Follow these scientifically analysed steps and you'll wake up on your way to being a normal, functioning human again! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources--- Reviews: http://alcalc.oxfordjournals.org/content/43/2/124.full.pdf+html http://www.mineralmed.com.pt/documentos/pdf/b2067e6f-4a87-4647-a32e-0593821831a3.pdf http://annals.org/article.aspx?volume=132&issue=11&page=897 Prostaglandin: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1468-2982.1983.0301031.x/abstract http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0376871683900169 Congeners: http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1971-24375-001 http://w3.sista.arizona.edu/~cohen/ISTA%20370/Assignments/hangover.pdf Fruits, Fruit Juices, Carbs: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1600-0773.1976.tb03113.x/abstract Acetaminophen (Tylenol): http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1530-0277.1993.tb00743.x/abstract
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Why do coffee and alcohol make you PEE more?
 
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TWEET IT: http://clicktotweet.com/U765A Like long walks on the beach with a coffee in one hand, and a beer in the other? If there isn't a washroom nearby, you might want to rethink that. Find out why caffeine and alcohol affect the amount of water in your urine, and how it affects your body. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com
Views: 1050749 AsapSCIENCE
Why Do We Blush?
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/19UtO You just experienced the most excruciatingly embarrassing moment, and to top it all off, your face just turned bright red! What exactly is the function of blushing, other than to bring your embarrassment to a new level? Find out how the secret behind this uniquely human phenomenon. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources--- 1) http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1993-13438-001 2) http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/psp/60/2/254/ 3) http://bit.ly/Fqldg 4) http://bit.ly/q0sQad
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The Olympic Altitude Advantage
 
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TWEET IT: http://clicktotweet.com/lECnf The Olympics are almost here, and while most athletes have been training day-in and day-out, some endurance competitors have found a secret advantage. Find out how altitude can affect your body and create 'super-athletes'! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources ---- High Altitude Training: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8028992 Altitude affect on the body: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3254048/?tool=pubmed "Live High, Train Low": http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2492023/?tool=pubmed Affect on blood: http://www.healthline.com/hlbook/nut-high-altitude-training Low Oxygen Housing: http://altitudetraining.com/main/sports/research/PracticalApproachBurke http://www.pponline.co.uk/encyc/0239.htm
Views: 574267 AsapSCIENCE
The Creation of Pearls
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/41egD Ever wonder where that pretty pearl necklace came from? Even though most of us already know that oysters produce pearls, it's a mystery why...until now! Find out why an oyster would go through all that trouble, just to make a pearl for you! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz
Views: 973887 AsapSCIENCE
How to be UnBEETable - Olympic Advantage #2
 
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CLICK TO TWEET: http://clicktotweet.com/a1y_6 You were always told to eat your vegetables. But did you ever think that beets could make you unBEETable? Find out how beetroot affects the body and why many Olympic Athletes will be using this incredible vegetable this year. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources --- Beetroot 1) http://tinyurl.com/cm45afd 2) http://tinyurl.com/czz5d5a Nitrates 3) http://tinyurl.com/buvrtmr
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How to SEE or HEAR the Big Bang
 
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TWEET IT! http://clicktotweet.com/4fqms So you know a bit about the Big Bang - but did you know that you can physically see or hear it in your every day life? Find out how 'static' often contains remnants from this monumental event. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (@mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (@whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com
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The Secret to Rising Sea Levels - Thermal Expansion
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/dA2l4 So you've heard about Global Climate Change, and how it's causing our sea level to rise, but do you know the real reasons why? Find out how the properties of water make it susceptible to changes in temperature, and how this can change the globe. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources -- Sea Level Changes: 1) http://www.icess.ucsb.edu/~davey/Geog163/Readings/annurev-marine-120308-081105.pdf 2) http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/sotc/sea_level.html 3) http://www.eos.ubc.ca/~mjelline/453website/eosc453/E_prints/2003RG000139.pdf
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How Prostate Cancer Works
 
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Help promote prostate cancer awareness! TWEET IT: http://clicktotweet.com/9cm8U and share where you can. We care about our dads, uncles, grandpas - and all of the men in our lives. So why not understand the basics underlying the 2nd largest cancer killer in America and the UK among men (and 6th worldwide)? We'll strip down the process of cell regulation, cancer, and what is known about prostate cancer. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com --A Few Papers/Sources-- 1) Dall'Era, M., Cooperberg, M., Chan, J., Davies, B., Albertsen, P., Laurence, K., Warlick, C., Holmberg, L., Bailey, D.,Wallace, M., Kantoff, P., Carroll, P. (2008) Active surveillance for early-stage prostate cancer. Cancer. 112: 1650-1659 2) Whittemore, A., Kolonel, L., Wu, A., John, E., Gallagher, R., Howe, G., Burch, J., Hankin, J., Dreon, D., West, D. (1995) Prostate cancer in relation to diet, physical activity, and body size in blacks, whites and Asians in the Unites States and Canada. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 87: 652 3) Gallagher, R., Fleshner, N. (1998) Prostate cancer: 3. Individual risk factors. Canadian Medical Association. 159(7): 807-813 4) Aldercreutz, H., Markannen, H., Watanabe, S. (1993) Plasma concentrations of phytoestrogens in Japanese men. Lancet. 342: 1209-1210 5) Peterson, G., Barnes, S. (1993) Genistein and biochanin A inhibit the growth of human prostate cancer cells but not epidermal growth facto receptor tyrosine autophosphorylation. Prostate. 22: 335-345 6) El-Barjourmi, K. (1991) The role of selenium in cancer prevention. In: DeVita VT, Hellman, S., Rosenberg, S., editors. Cancer prevention. Philadelphia: JB Lippincott. 1-15 7) Clark, L., Combs, G., Turnbull, B., Slate, E., Chalker, D., Chow, J. (1996) Effects of selenium supplementation for cancer prevention in patients with carcinoma of the skim. Journal of the American Medical Association. 267: 1957-1963 8) Redman, M., Tangen, C., Goodman, P., Lucia, M., Coltman, C., Thompson, I. (2008) Finsteride does not increase the risk of high-grade prostate cancer: a bias-adjusted modeling approach. Cancer Prevention and Research. 1(3): 174-181
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The Evolution of Life on Earth
 
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Get your free audiobook: http://www.audible.com/asap TWEET THIS VIDEO - http://clicktotweet.com/TG6dY What would it look like if we took Earth's 4.5 billion year history, and stuffed it into a normal day's 24 hour time-frame? Follow the magnificent journey of life; where it began, and how it eventually led to humanity as we know it. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Inspired by the book "A Short History of Nearly Everything" by Bill Bryson. TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Gregory Brown http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources - 1) A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson Specific Life Timelines: 2) http://bit.ly/dtytk (New Scientist) 3) http://bit.ly/xwUh7m (Wikipedia) 4) http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/history_of_the_earth (BBC)
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