This Is What Happens to Your Brain During Depression

What does depression look like? In this stop-motion animation, artist Emma Allen brings neuroscience to life with her illustrations of the underlying neurological processes and emotions associated with depression.

Follow Emma Allen on YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo and see more of her work about evolution and the processes of life.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.

This Is What Happens to Your Brain During Depression

What does depression look like? In this stop-motion animation, artist Emma Allen brings neuroscience to life with her illustrations of the underlying neurological processes and emotions associated with depression.

Follow Emma Allen on YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo and see more of her work about evolution and the processes of life.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.