States of Consciousness
Video 1: The nature of consciousness
Duration: 9.56 min
This video examines the hypothesis that the brain is like a machine that processes cause and effect. As the video goes on, it explains that this does not explain self awareness. This video features extracts from Steven Pinker and V.S. Ramachandran who elaborate on the source of consciousness and qualia - the subject experience of consciousness.
Video 2: Brain scans find consciousness in some vegetative patients
Related video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz133pdwbOA
Duration: 2.59 min
Scientists using an MRI have revealed that some patients in a vegetative state experience normal waking consciousness. This discovery has profound ethical, medicala and legal consequences that are mentioned briefly.
Video 3: EEG brain waves
Duration: 42 sec
A brief look at EEG waves while sleeping, relaxing and in action.
Video 4: EMG test
Duration: 4.11 min
A medical video that outlines the procedure for conducting on EMG and gives applications of how these tests relate to diagnosis. This shows digital graphics of muscles at rest and in operation.
Video 5: Psych Stroop Effect
Duration: 2.29 min
Students demonstrate the difficulties associated with performing the Stroop effect by comparing the performance of six subjects across both conditions.
Video 6: What is the Stroop Effect?
Duration: 1.01 min
A quick slide show presentation that explores the explanations of why we are challenged by the Stroop Effect.