5 Things You Never Knew About Fear

5 Things You Never Knew About Fear

Transcript of Neuro Nugget Video: “Fear is our survival response,” says Northwestern Medicine clinical psychologist Zachary Sikora. Some people, like roller coaster fans and horror movie buffs, thrive on it while other people try to avoid it. But have you...
Do You Have Decision Fatigue?

Do You Have Decision Fatigue?

Transcript of Neuro Nugget Video: We just finished a long day at work and somehow end up in the grocery store. It’s almost dinner time and you need food, but are overwhelmed with so many options. Now you’re aimlessly wandering up and down the aisles...
5 Ways Travel Impacts Your Brain

5 Ways Travel Impacts Your Brain

Transcript of Neuro Nugget Video: There’s a feeling that you get when you arrive in a new place. The adrenaline buzzes through your body and everyday things that usually pass you by suddenly seem to be full of potential. We know that travel opens your eyes to...
What Are Neurotransmitters?

What Are Neurotransmitters?

Transcript of Neuro Nugget Video: Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers in the body. They are used by the nervous system to help neurons, or nerve cells, communicate with one another. They also help neurons transmit signals to other target cells all throughout the...
5 Ways Your Brain Loves Laughter

5 Ways Your Brain Loves Laughter

Transcript of Neuro Nugget Video: How would you describe your sense of humor? Do you like a longer joke where you are anticipating the punchline? Maybe you’d prefer some classic shorter dad jokes. Or, maybe you find political humor funny. Or slapstick. Maybe you’re...