Here's some science behind the message in the film “Inside Out”. The power of sadness may surprise you. (4:04 min.)

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Mysteries remain in the bends and folds of the brain. It is a complex organ responsible for all that we do, and we do not yet fully understand how it works

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When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and brain all take notice. This activates a reward system not unlike how our bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine - dopamine levels spike and you crave more. (5:02 min.)

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In this case study, students will learn how to interpret MRI brain scans and to identify the functional regions (i.e., lobes) of the brain most likely impacted by bullying behaviour.

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Studying for a big test, preparing for a job interview, or applying to postsecondary school are all stressful situations. But what does it actually mean to be stressed?

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Join Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt from the University of Ottawa as she talks about recent research into bullying and the effect that it has on mental health. Dr. Vaillancourt explains how environmental interactions, or moderators, can change the outcomes for teens that are bullied.

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Through a series of live, staged scenes, young students present how a lack of response from peers that see bullying happen is all too common.

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Bullying is not limited to the schoolyard or home - it is becoming a common occurrence online. This video describes the act of ‘cyberbullying’ as a virus that is infecting the world - one computer at a time.

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Bullying behaviour results from negative interactions between peers. This powerful short film shows what life is like from the perspective of a high school student that is being bullied, and from the students that are doing the bullying.

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Changes in teens' brains make them capable of deep and complex emotions over which they may have little control.

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