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What Makes Us Good or Evil?

What makes us good or evil? It’s a simple but deeply unsettling question. One that scientists are now starting to answer.

Horizon meets the researchers who have studied some of the most terrifying people behind bars – psychopathic killers.

But there was a shock in store for one of these scientists, Professor Jim Fallon, when he discovered that he had the profile of a psychopath. And the reason he didn’t turn out to be a killer holds important lessons for all of us.

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How to Fake Your Way to Happiness

In this TED Talk, Stumbling On Happiness author Dan Gilbert explains that scientifically, we can be just as happy by manufacturing our own happiness (synthetic happiness) as we can if we get what we want. The reason for this is because we have a psychological immune system that slides into gear during circumstances that may initially make us feel pretty miserable.

One of the most interesting pieces of trivia he reveals is one case where the happiness levels of paraplegics and lottery winners were compared. Astoundingly, one year after both of their remarkably different life-altering experiences, they exhibited the same level of happiness.

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Beyond Me; Beyond Belief; Beyond Reason

Enjoy this free Trilogy of profound and thought provoking documentaries about Science and Spirituality. These films are a gift to you and your mind.

Beyond Me is a film about how we tend to get stuck in patterns of behavior and how to break free from them.

Beyond Belief is about belief systems in the west and questions their pedigree.

Beyond Reason has just been released (2013) and is about how our minds are limited by what we perceive through our five senses.

Learn more about these films at http://www.beyondmefilm.com/

Mind Control – America’s Secret War

This is the History Channel’s excellent documentary exposing top secret government mind control programs. This powerful documentary reveals how for decades top secret government projects worked virtually non-stop to perfect means of controlling the human mind. Though for many years the government denied that these projects even existed, the details have long been preserved in thousands of pages of now declassified government documents reluctantly released through the Freedom of Information Act.

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Music and the Psychedelic Mind

“Music and the Psychedelic Mind” is a 20-minute documentary that explores the relationship between music and psychedelic drugs. It includes an interview with Charles Grob, M.D., professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the Harbor UCLA School of Medicine, about his study using psilocybin and music to treat advanced cancer patients who had “overwhelming anxiety.”

Learn more here: Magic Mushrooms versus the Fear of Death

The Scientific Power of Music

Is music humanity’s drug of choice? What is the mysterious power behind it’s ability to captivate, stimulate and keep us coming back for more? Find out the scientific explanation of how a simple mixture of sound frequencies can affect your brain and body, and why it’s not all that different than a drug like cocaine.

Related article: The Healing Power of Music

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The Healing Power of Music

Watch the power of music transform an elderly man in a nursing home. He is usually unresponsive and dead to the world. But once he starts listening to his favorite music, he practically wakes up from his slumber. His eyes widen, he taps his toes, he smiles, and he hoots and hollers.

Also read: The Healing Power of Music and The Astonishing Creative Power of Sound

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Brain Scans For Your Dog

Many dog lovers make all kinds of inferences about how their pets feel about them, but no one has captured images of actual canine thought processes — until now. Emory University researchers have developed a new methodology to scan the brains of alert dogs and explore the minds of the oldest domesticated species. The technique uses harmless functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), the same tool that is unlocking secrets of the human brain.

How Mystical Experiences Transform the Brain

Filmmaker Isabelle Raynauld offers up scientific research that suggests that mystical ecstasy is a transformative experience.

It could contribute to people’s psychic and physical health, treat depression and speed up the healing process when combined with conventional medicine.

This documentary reveals the exploratory work of a team from the University of Montreal who seek to understand the states of grace experienced by mystics and those who meditate. In French with English subtitles.

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