How To Make Fake Poo – Psychology for Kids – ExpeRimental #26

How To Make Fake Poo – Psychology for Kids – ExpeRimental #26



Follow our recipe for delicious fake poo made of chocolate and biscuits, and teach your children about how our emotions form.
Download the infosheet & emotion cards here: http://www.rigb.org/families/experimental/disgusting-dining

Shock your children by taking a taste of a repulsive poo! Then, by following our recipe, explore what it is that makes us feel emotions like disgust.

Through this activity, Dwain and Sahara learn how our emotions and opinions can change over time as our understanding develops. By making her own fake poo with chocolate and biscuits, Sahara discovers that she can ‘unlearn’ her feelings of disgust when she sees that not all is as it seems.

For more instructions, the full recipe, and to download the photos shows at the start, click here: http://www.rigb.org/families/experimental/disgusting-dining

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June 8, 2017 / 17 Comments / by / in
  • This is disgusting, fun, delicious and silly, and a great way to get kids thinking about their emotions. Give it a try! And don't forget to tell us how you get on 🙂

  • I dont remember subscribing to this channel, what is this??

  • Bruh they got kendrick "K-dot" lamar on this

  • Why? I subscribed to this to learn univercity level science not…this😐😔😶😞😒😣😭

  • A screenshot at 3:48 and 3:49 taken out of context could be problematic. 🙂

  • Disgust is believed to have evolved as a component of a behavioural immune system in which the body attempts to avoid disease-carrying pathogens in preference to fighting them after they have entered the body. Hence, innate.

  • not sure how to feel about this but i mainly came to review the comments before even watching the videos and i have decided not to.

  • I wonder how many kids will start eating their own fecal matter or others? I can see one digging in the diaper bin

  • Monday: artificial intelligence
    Tuesday: scientific impact of brexit
    Wednesday: the neuroscience of consciousness
    Thursday: we make a fake poo!

  • o

    I do my poo everyday…

  • Disgusting that someone can see that as "fun"

  • This is honestly such an amazing analogy. It's what I've been telling for quite some time now, you can adapt the same principle on many things, specially cultural ones. In many cases we tend to receive our opinion from our cultural influences, while I think this was fine hundred of years ago, today we should reconsider our own way of questioning decisions.
    For example, one might learn about Islam from the news, and how its killing thousand of people, and how it is responsible for many attacks, but if you're willing to go outside, and talk to a muslim, you'll realize quite fast that s/he's just as westernized as you are. And that s/hes just as horrorfied by those attacks as everyone else is.
    Basically you learn to fear Islam because of certain events, but there are many occasions where you learn to lose that fear, because you realize that not everything within the term "Islam" equals to a terrorist group.
    Just like this example here, where you learn to be disgusted, because something really is dangerous to your health (->yeah that is a cultural thing I know, I'm not saying culture can't help, but I'm certain education would've done the deed just as good, or even better; hygiene is one of the biggest threats to developing countries), but in the same breath you learn, that the process is different, thus the final result is different. Even if it looks the same, or has the same name.
    I really do love this video, such a small example can show almost everything wrong in todays society. Thank you Ri for sharing this!

  • I love the moment of realisation at 2:00. Later: Suggestion; Calculation: [chances of eating chocolate increasing] = "ok".

  • But we're genetically programmed to dislike the smell of poo

  • Needs more sweetcorn.

  • now this is hardcore science

  • This video taken out of context could become quite interesting lol..

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