Don’t Judge: It’s Not Their Fault!

What Makes You Tic?

Do you judge strangers’ bizarre behaviors? For Marc, 26, judgment is something he deals with each and every day. Living with Tourette Syndrome since the age of 9, Marc exhibits uncontrollable sounds, twitches and words.

Personal Space Test

People's ideas of personal space may vary. How close is too close for you? E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork tests audience member Ashley's comfort level at public, social and personal distances.

Don’t Judge: It’s Not Their Fault!

From nervous ticks to strange eating habits, do you judge people’s “bizarre” behaviors? Learn the medical reasons behind mannerisms. And, is OCD more than a mental condition? Plus, find out why some people are always late.

Chronic Lateness

There are countless excuses for tardiness, but there are real reasons why some people can’t make it on time. Doctor of psychology Wendy Walsh, Ph.D. explains the three reasons for unpunctuality.

Chronic Criers

Why do some people cry more than others? And why do women cry more than men?

Close Talkers

Are you annoyed by close talkers? It may not be their fault. Neuroscientists at the California Institute of Technology have pinpointed the brain structure responsible for a person’s sense of personal space.

PANDAS

Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder (PANDAS) results when strep antibodies attack the brain, specifically the basal ganglia, which is responsible for movement and behavior. When the antibodies interact with this area of the brain, it can...