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Anxiety

   2019    Medicine
The third episode looks at anxiety and explores why it is so common. It talks to neuroscientists who explain the physiological and evolutionary basis of anxiety. Although it can help animals escape predators, anxiety can cause serious problems for human beings. It talks to sufferers of anxiety and examines the different types of anxiety people can feel. It also looks at how social media can cause anxiety.
Series: The Mind Explained

Psychedelics

   2019    Medicine
The final episode of this series looks at what happens to the brain when someone uses psychedelic drugs. It looks at how psychedelic drugs may be useful in dealing with anxiety in cancer survivors and serious depression. It explores the history of psychedelics and examines early medical experimentation with the drug. It also discussed why psychedelics were banned and examines how they affect the brain.
Series: The Mind Explained

Science and Islam
Science and Islam

   2017    History
Natural World
Natural World

   2015    Nature
Top Gear
Top Gear

   2012    Technology
Ancient Aliens
Ancient Aliens

   2014    Culture
The Art of Germany
The Art of Germany

   2010    Art
Explained
Explained

   2018    Technology