Music therapy for UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients

We do music group every morning in the playroom for toddlers and school-aged kids. They get to sing familiar songs and bring their family and their siblings. They get to play drums as loud as they want. It just kind of helps familiarize the hospital environment and help them cope with being sick

Data Visualization and Misrepresentation

Data Visualization and Misrepresentation

We are constantly surrounded by information in today’s digital world, but not all of it is accurate. We rely on data to gauge whether something is true or false, but we rarely see this data in its raw form. You can imagine how rows and rows of numbers could be very confusing to interpret. Because

David Bolinsky: Visualizing the wonder of a living cell

David Bolinsky: Visualizing the wonder of a living cell

I’m a medical illustrator, and I come from a slightly different point of view. I’ve been watching, since I grew up, the expressions of truth and beauty in the arts and truth and beauty in the sciences. And while these are both wonderful things in their own right — they both have very wonderful things

Healing illness with the subconscious mind | Danna Pycher | TEDxPineCrestSchool

Healing illness with the subconscious mind | Danna Pycher | TEDxPineCrestSchool

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven What if I told you, you might not be who you think you are? What if I told you that your very perception or idea of who you are has been weaved into your mind over time? What if you don’t agree with what your mind has

Anders Ynnerman: Visualizing the medical data explosion

Anders Ynnerman: Visualizing the medical data explosion

I will start by posing a little bit of a challenge: the challenge of dealing with data, data that we have to deal with in medical situations. It’s really a huge challenge for us. And this is our beast of burden — this is a Computer Tomography machine, a CT machine. It’s a fantastic device.

CHARLES BONNET SYNDROME | Draw My Life

CHARLES BONNET SYNDROME | Draw My Life

Hallucinations are a common symptom in severe mental illnesses. But there are people that can suffer them even when they are perfectly emotionally stable. It is those that suffer from what is called Visual release hallucinations or Charles Bonnet Syndrome. This illness makes people that are mentally stable but have lost a significant part of

Recipe to losing weight | Anna Verhulst | TEDxMaastricht

Recipe to losing weight | Anna Verhulst | TEDxMaastricht

Translator: Robert Tucker Reviewer: Denise RQ Did you know that the average caveman in the Stone Age spent five times as much energy on physical activity as the average American adult today? And I mean our average caveman in the Stone Age had to walk for up to 16 kilometers a day, had to chase