ted video and questions
BIO TED VIDEOS
These are 2 different papers. Please keep them separate and please list the references for each one.
Video 1 – Why should school start later for teens.
Watch TED Talk Wendy Troxel – Why school should start later for teens (Links to an external site.) [Video file, 10:33 mins]. Retrieved from: https://www.ted.com/talks/wendy_troxel_why_school_should_start_later_for_teens/transcript
For your assignment, share your thoughts about what Wendy claims in the TED Talk. Do you agree? Disagree? Tell us why.
Describe the major effects of sleep deprivation in humans. Share an example of a time when this has happened to you. In your writing, describe why deficits in vigilance and motivation lead to cognitive deficits? Give an example as part of your discussion answer.
If you were a sleep researcher studying sleep in various organisms, how would you define sleep? As part of your definition, identify the four conclusions that have resulted from the comparative analysis of sleep.
Video 2 – Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong
Watch TED Talk Johann Hari – Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong (Links to an external site.). [Video file, 14:42 mins]. https://www.ted.com/talks/johann_hari_everything_you_think_you_know_about_addiction_is_wrong (Links
In your reaction, answer the following:
What are your thoughts on what Johann said in this TED Talk? Do you agree? Disagree? Explain your reasons.
While your textbook focuses on addictions to substances, consider all addictive behaviors. What do you think the withdrawal reaction might be when one suddenly stops taking an antidepressant medication or engaging in an addictive behavior after many years. Explain your decision and include your explanation of what it means to be physically dependent on a drug (as part of this, you should describe the withdrawal process). To illustrate your writing, provide an example from your experiences.
In his presentation, Johann mentions policies surrounding drugs. If you could change those policies related to how we treat drug-addicted individuals, what would be the first thing you would change? In your answer, be sure to describe methods for measuring the rewarding effects of drugs and why the information you’re sharing is important for your policy recommendations.