The AED, or Automated External Defibrillator, is an extremely valuable tool that saves many lives every day. It can be used by citizens as well as the Emergency Medical Services professional. Malls, airports, and many businesses have AEDs available for the bystander to use. As an EMT, we do not often witness a patient’s sudden […]
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A great introduction to critical thinking, including a great discussion of a context which it could enhance, public discourse. Should be required viewing for all philosophy classes, intro and ethics.
The art of the components in the body
I want to use this talk to spark a discussion about whether our pre-reflective moral beliefs (the fancy term is “moral intuitions”) are always adequate or require additional training. http://ed.ted.com/lessons/our-buggy-moral-code-dan-ariely
Atoms bond to form molecules. Sometimes, in an atomic tug-of-war, one atom pulls electrons from another, forming an ionic bond. Atoms can also play nicely and share electrons in a covalent bond. From simple oxygen to complex human chromosome 13, George Zaidan and Charles illustrate the chemical bond.
This video serves as a quick introduction to chemistry on the first day of class. It gives an over view of atoms, and how the dynamic social network of atoms creates this beautiful world around us.
The Hidden Power of Smiling It’s not very common these days to see a health professional who is knowledgeable, serious about her job, and also smiles. It seems that the stress of working in medical field sometimes makes the health professionals forget about the power of a simple smile. This video in different aspects explains […]
Some people have overlapping senses. For example, a sound may trigger a taste. In music, this sometimes manifests itself as seeing different colors when hearing specific pitches. This is a specific form of synesthesia called “chromesthesia.” It is a fascinating phenomenon that some of the greatest musicians in history have possessed.
A journey through the human eye An interesting look at the anatomy of human eye as one of the most complicated organs in our body.
What percentage of your brain do you use? – Richard E. Cytowic 1. Follow the link to watch a Ed Ted Talk about brain usage. 2. Study the graphics below to see what different parts of the brain do. 3. Do you use the left side of your brain more than the right side?