Featured Videos for the Week of September 15, 2014

Featured Videos for the Week of September 15, 2014

To feed your desire to learn something new every day, we've carefully curated a collection of fascinating videos for you to discover throughout the week. Curious about déjà vu, phantom phone vibrations, hummingbirds and more? Start exploring.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    The hormone ghrelin is called "the hunger hormone" by those in the medical field. (1:01)

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    When you have a big meal, your ghrelin levels will drop to signal to your brain that you've eaten enough. (1:45)

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    When you have a big meal, your ghrelin levels will drop to signal to your brain that you've eaten enough. (1:45)

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Key Facts In This Video

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    People don't begin to experience déjà vu until they're at least 8 or 9 years old. (0:24)

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    Patients who experience persistent déjà vu tend to have brain damage in their temporal lobes. (3:22)

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    Presque vu occurs when you are searching for a word you're familiar with, but can't seem to remember it. (4:17)

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Key Facts In This Video

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    Phantom vibrations occur when you think your phone is ringing/vibrating when it is not. (0:13)

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    Our brains apply filters to what they expect to find, hence why our brains may think your phones are vibrating when they aren't. (0:43)

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    In a study, participants who were bothered by phantom vibrations rated higher on phone dependence. (1:25)

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