Vsauce

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Vsauce was created by Michael Stevens in the summer of 2010.

Vsauce is...

Michael Stevens: Producer/Host of Vsauce1
Kevin Lieber: Producer/Host of Vsauce2
Jake Roper: Producer/Host of Vsauce3
Eric Langlay: VFX for Vsauce1/2/3
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Hero in the Sky - Mind Field S2

I interview Shirley Dygert, a first time skydiver, and her tandem skydiving instructor, Dave Hartsock, about a treacherous skydive they both miraculously survived.

3 dias atrás

How to Make a Hero - Mind Field S2 (Ep 5)

What makes a hero? Dr. Philip Zimbardo, the psychologist behind the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment, now runs seminars to teach everyday people how to be heroes. But can heroism be learned? I put his unsuspecting students into a fake crisis situation to see if they would act heroically. Also, I asked employees to help me run a seemingly dangerous experiment, to see if they would blow the whistle to stop me. YouTube Red Originals - http://youtube.com/Red. If you live outside the United States, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia or South Korea, click here for more details on availability in your country: https://goo.gl/UEojxv.

3 dias atrás

Mr. Xtreme - Mind Field S2

In San Diego, real-life superheroes walk the streets as part of the Xtreme Justice League. I chat with Mr. Xtreme, one of the league’s most visible members, to discuss what it means to be a hero in today’s society.

3 dias atrás

The Human Lab Rat - Mind Field S2

Check out this extended cut of my challenging experience as a human lab rat in a giant, 60-foot real-world maze.

1 semana atrás

False Confession Victim - Mind Field S2

I sit down with Jeffrey Deskovic, a real-life victim of a false confession conviction.

1 semana atrás

Uncut False Confession - Mind Field S2

Expert Melissa Russano elicits a false confession from one of our test subjects in this fascinating, uncut session.

1 semana atrás

Digital Drugs - Mind Field S2

Is there a way to experience the effects of psychedelic drugs without having to ingest anything? Watch as I test out a few of these unconventional audio and visual files to see if their claims are true.

1 semana atrás

Gail Thomas Interview - Mind Field S2

I explore how psychedelics can improve mental health in my interview with cancer survivor Gail Thomas, as we discuss her experience in a study involving psilocybin--or mushrooms.

1 semana atrás

A Few Personal Questions - Mind Field S2

With just seven days until my Ayahuasca ceremony, I fill out a recommended personality survey—which becomes a little revealing.

1 semana atrás

Uncut Shaman Song - Mind Field S2

Watch as a Peruvian Shaman performs his icaro—or healing chant—in its entirety, from my Ayahuasca ceremony.

1 semana atrás

Grayson Brulte Interview - Mind Field S2

I get candid with Grayson Brulte, autonomous vehicle expert, as we discuss the potential ethical issues associated with driverless cars.

1 semana atrás

Your Brain on Tech - Mind Field S2 (Ep 4)

Technology isn’t just changing our lives. It’s literally changing our brains -- and maybe for the better. In this episode, I’m a human lab rat in a groundbreaking study at UC Irvine, where scientists test how playing 3D video games affects my spatial memory. Will 10 days of gaming improve my ability to physically navigate a giant, 60-foot maze? And will an fMRI machine detect any physical changes to my brain? YouTube Red Originals - http://youtube.com/Red. If you live outside the United States, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia or South Korea, click here for more details on availability in your country: https://goo.gl/UEojxv.

1 semana atrás

Interrogation - Mind Field S2 (Ep 3)

Psychology. Neuroscience. Drugs. All can be tools of interrogation. In this episode, an expert shows me how to coerce unsuspecting subjects into signing false confessions; a police psychologist questions me about my personal life after I am injected with a truth serum; and I match wits against a new brainwave-reading lie-detection method developed at Northwestern University. YouTube Red Originals - http://youtube.com/Red. If you live outside the United States, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia or South Korea, click here for more details on availability in your country: https://goo.gl/UEojxv.

1 semana atrás

The Psychedelic Experience - Mind Field S2 (Ep 2)

Do psychedelic drugs really bring about self-healing and personal enlightenment? New research says they may. In this episode, I travel to the Amazonian jungle of Peru to experience the mind-expanding effects of the psychedelic brew Ayahuasca. I’m joined by Imperial College London’s Head of Psychedelic Research, Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris, who measures the impact of Ayahuasca on my brain. YouTube Red Originals - http://youtube.com/Red. If you live outside the United States, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia or South Korea, click here for more details on availability in your country: https://goo.gl/UEojxv.

1 semana atrás

The Greater Good - Mind Field S2 (Ep 1)

Would you reroute a train to run over one person to prevent it from running over five others? In the classic “Trolley Problem” survey, most people say they would. But I wanted to test what people would actually do in a real-life situation. In the world’s first realistic simulation of this controversial moral dilemma, unsuspecting subjects will be forced to make what they believe is a life-or-death decision. Partner Rating: TV14 YouTube Red Originals - http://youtube.com/Red. If you live outside the United States, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia or South Korea, click here for more details on availability in your country: https://goo.gl/UEojxv.

1 semana atrás

Mind Field Season 2 - Official Trailer

Watch the official trailer for Mind Field Season 2, a YouTube Red Original Series. Premieres December 6! In the second season of Mind Field, creator/host Michael Stevens takes us on an even deeper dive into the mysterious depths of the human psyche. Working with top Universities and cutting-edge Research Labs, Michael travels the world to explore the latest frontiers in psychology and neuroscience through groundbreaking demonstrations that test the powers and limits of the human mind. From investigating psychedelic drugs in the Amazon jungle to testing how unsuspecting test subjects handle terrifying life-or-death decisions, each episode offers an unprecedented journey into the ever-shifting boundaries of the Mind Field. YouTube Red Originals - http://youtube.com/Red. If you live outside the United States, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia or South Korea, click here for more details on availability in your country: https://goo.gl/UEojxv.

1 semana atrás

Which Way Is Down?

BRAIN CANDY LIVE http://www.braincandylive.com/tickets THE VSAUCE CURIOSITY BOX: https://www.curiositybox.com/ Links to sources and to learn more below! my twitter https://twitter.com/tweetsauce my instagram https://www.instagram.com/electricpants Thanks to Eric Langlay (https://www.youtube.com/user/ericdraven30) for producing, editing, and animating this episode with me. Thanks also to Henry Reich (https://www.youtube.com/user/minutephysics) for his advice and guidance. Universe Sandbox² : http://universesandbox.com/ Mass vs weight: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_versus_weight Great Veritasium video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z0X0yE8Ioc two other great videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ccIjRwYO9U and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCqQzrPCcFM baseballs coming together under gravitational attraction can be simulated in Universe Sandbox 2. More math behind it can be found here: https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/2vyxl7/eli5_will_two_baseballs_a_foot_apart_in_deep/ Weight to mass (on surface of Earth) convertor: https://www.convertunits.com/from/kilograms/to/newton pencil and Earth falling numbers: https://www.quora.com/When-we-drop-a-pencil-the-earth-attracts-it-and-it-seems-that-the-pencil-is-falling-towards-earth-Why-doesnt-the-earth-come-up-towards-the-pencil NASA HD footage: https://archive.org/details/NASA-Ultra-High-Definition Buoyancy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buoyancy Earth’s spin and its effect on ‘down’: http://www.freemars.org/jeff/Earth/down.htm The measurement of Earth and its gravity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geodesy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physical_geodesy Movement of Earth’s center of mass: http://www.aiub.unibe.ch/research/slr_data_analysis/estimating_the_geocenter_and_earth_rotation_parameter/index_eng.html http://www.massentransporte.de/index.php?id=307 http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.650.4392&rep=rep1&type=pdf you get heavier before you get lighter as you descend into Earth: https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/4qfl52/do_you_get_lighter_the_further_underground_that/ vertical deflection: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertical_deflection practical uses of measuring gravity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravimetry geoid: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoid https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/geoid.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOQl8DRzQks Interactive Earth geoid: https://experiments.withgoogle.com/chrome/geoid-viewer your weight when moon is overhead: https://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=11639.0 Hammer and feather drop on moon: https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/lunar/apollo_15_feather_drop.html Why things fall at the same rate: https://www.quora.com/If-an-object-has-more-mass-then-its-pull-on-earth-would-be-greater-than-an-object-with-less-mass-and-therefore-should-fall-to-earth-faster-Why-do-objects-of-different-mass-fall-to-earth-at-the-same-speed Wolfram Alpha cone geodesic tool: http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ConeGeodesics/ General Relativity: simple animation showing geodesic on cone and how it causes motion DOWN in space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdC0QN6f3G4 GREAT pbs spacetime video (watch the whole channel): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwhKZ3fd9JA http://www.askamathematician.com/2009/10/q-why-does-curved-space-time-cause-gravity/ https://www.av8n.com/physics/geodesics.htm#sec-straight http://www.pitt.edu/~jdnorton/teaching/HPS_0410/chapters/spacetime/ http://www.einstein-online.info/spotlights/geometry_force time and gravity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlTVIMOix3I https://youtu.be/1ENkP0h8nAg https://youtu.be/gcvq1DAM-DE https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/30lt1o/bending_of_space_not_responsible_for_objects/ https://www.reddit.com/r/AskScienceDiscussion/comments/3rfmtl/does_time_dilation_cause_gravity_or_the_other_way/ tests of general relativity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tests_of_general_relativity RECOMENDED BOOKS: great introductory texts: “Relativity Visualized” by Lewis Carroll Epstein https://www.amazon.com/Relativity-Explained-Classics-Science-Mathematics/dp/0486293157 There’s also this PDF that takes Epstein’s diagrams into more detail: http://www.relativity.li/uploads/pdf/English/Epstein_en.pdf “Relativity Simply Explained” by Martin Gardener https://www.amazon.com/Relativity-Explained-Classics-Science-Mathematics/dp/0486293157 great intro to the math of general relativity: “A Most Incomprehensible Thing: Notes Towards a Very Gentle Introduction to the Mathematics of Relativity” by Peter Collier https://www.amazon.com/Most-Incomprehensible-Thing-Introduction-Mathematics/dp/0957389469/ Requires some background in relevant math topics (see above) but very very good: “Spacetime And Geometry: An Introduction To General Relativity” by Sean Carrol https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/9332571651/

1 mês atrás

The Napkin Ring Problem

Brain Candy Live FALL TOUR: http://www.braincandylive.com/tickets The Curiosity Box: https://www.curiositybox.com/ LINKS TO LEARN MORE BELOW! my twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Adam and I (but mainly Adam) making a kendama: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8GD33DsRw8 Orange Oil: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_oil Napkin Ring Problem: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napkin_ring_problem Cavalieri's Principle: https://schoolyourself.org/learn/geometry/cavalieri-3d https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cavalieri%27s_principle http://www.cut-the-knot.org/Curriculum/Calculus/Cavalieri.shtml BIG THANKS: Eric Langlay stayed up all night with me so that this video could come out today. MUCH LOVE https://www.youtube.com/user/ericdraven30 Grant from 3Blue1Brown helped me wrap my head around this topic: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYO_jab_esuFRV4b17AJtAw music by Jake Chudnow: https://www.youtube.com/user/jakechudnow and via AudioNetwork: https://www.audionetwork.com

4 meses atrás

Do You Know Yourself? - Mind Field (Ep 8)

MIND FIELD: DO YOU KNOW YOURSELF? What makes you, you? If even the most basic parts of you, like your memories or your past, can be forgotten or manipulated, how can you know ever really know who “you” are? In this episode of Mind Field I look at how well Do You Know Yourself? Special thanks to our guests: Timothy DeLaGhetto https://www.youtube.com/timothy Simon Coronel http://www.thingsbysimon.com Scott and Joan Bolzan http://thebolzans.com Music by Russell Spurlock and HMX Music http://www.russellspurlock.com http://www.hmxmusic.com Mind Field theme song by Jake Chudnow https://www.youtube.com/user/jakechudnow If you like this show and want to support creators and other shows like this, tell your friends about YouTubeRED! I appreciate YouTube’s dedication to scientific content. Mind Field wouldn’t have been possible without their support and belief in educational videos. It’s wonderful to know that a show like this can be made. To those of you watching: thank you. ALL OF YOU! Your passion for learning makes me feel great about the world. Follow me at Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vsaucegaming A YouTube Red Original Series - http://youtube.com/Red If you’re in the U.S., Australia, Mexico or New Zealand, sign up for YouTube Red at youtube.com/red. If you’re not based in these countries, click here (https://goo.gl/UEojxv) for more details on how to watch.

9 meses atrás

In Your Face - Mind Field (Ep 7)

MIND FIELD: IN YOUR FACE How much do we communicate through facial expressions? Are our expressions affected by our moods, or is it the other way around? And what happens to your ability to relate to others when your facial muscles are frozen by Botox? In this episode of Mind Field, I take a look at what’s In Your Face. Special thanks to our guests: Tommy Edison https://www.youtube.com/user/TommyEdisonXP Dr. Ehsan Ali http://www.beverlyhillsprimarydoctor.com Lacy Wildd http://www.instagram.com/laceywilddd http://www.twitter.com/Laceywildd Justin Jedlica https://www.instagram.com/justinjedlica https://twitter.com/JustinJedlica Dr. Mark Changizi http://www.changizi.com/changizi_lab.html Music by Russell Spurlock and HMX Music http://www.russellspurlock.com http://www.hmxmusic.com Mind Field theme song by Jake Chudnow https://www.youtube.com/user/jakechudnow If you like this show and want to support creators and other shows like this, tell your friends about YouTubeRED! I appreciate YouTube’s dedication to scientific content. Mind Field wouldn’t have been possible without their support and belief in educational videos. It’s wonderful to know that a show like this can be made. To those of you watching: thank you. ALL OF YOU! Your passion for learning makes me feel great about the world. Follow me at Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vsaucegaming A YouTube Red Original Series - http://youtube.com/Red If you’re in the U.S., Australia, Mexico or New Zealand, sign up for YouTube Red at youtube.com/red. If you’re not based in these countries, click here (https://goo.gl/UEojxv) for more details on how to watch.

9 meses atrás