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Introduction to psychology – emotions

What are emotions? How are they classified? This is our first video introducing psychological topics. We start by giving an introduction to the concept of emotion, including the six primary …

The brain as a steering center

This video continues our introduction to the brain. Julia Jarosławska discusses more aspects of the blood-brain barrier, as well as introduces new elements such as the neuroendocrine axes and their …

Introduction to brain metabolism

What fuel does the brain use? In the previous steps, we learned some crucial notions about the brain. We now end with a brief analysis of brain metabolism and its …

What is new in this edition of the course?

What topics will this course cover? During this five week course we will discuss biological and psychological topics related to eating and food. During the second activity of the first …

Meet the team

The Team This course was created by scientists coming from three institutions: the University of Torino, the University of Hohenheim and the Institute of Food Research and Animal Reproduction (Polish …

Introduction to the brain

What are the basic characteristics of the brain? What is a neuron? In this video, we start exploring the brain and its basic characteristics – its macroanatomy, such as the …