TED & Talks

Lawrence Krauss: Quantum Computing Explained Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Lawrence Krauss describes quantum computing and the technical obstacles we need to overcome to realize this Holy Grail of processing. ———————————————————————————- LAWRENCE M. KRAUSS: Lawrence Maxwell Krauss is a Canadian-American theoretical physicist who
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Janine Driver is Movement Pattern Analysis (MPA) profiler and CEO of BlueStreak Training, an online virtual communications training company, for individuals and businesses to better their lives through sales, body language, detecting deception, interaction styles and decision-making programs. She spent more than 16 years as a federal law enforcement officer within the Department of Justice
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The science of ‘herd mentality’ Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- What can monkeys teach us about stock market bubbles? It turns out that monkeys make decisions much like investors on the trading floor—they develop a herd mentality, mimicking the
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Anyone Can Be a Math Person Once They Know the Best Learning Techniques New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Po-Shen Loh is a Hertz Foundation Fellow and Carnegie Mellon mathematics professor who thinks that history is a much harder subject than math.
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Rorro es el apodo de Rodrigo Echávez, un joven mexicano creador de contenido positivo, graduado de ingeniería industrial del Tec de Monterrey, autor y conferencista. Misionero por naturaleza, Rorro siempre ha disfrutado servir a los demás. Hace videos reflexivos, realiza proyectos altruistas, da conferencias y acaba de publicar su primer libro “Tus ladrillos” donde comparte
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Does your job match your personality? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Your personality will partially determine how good you are at your job, especially if you have a complex job that requires more than rote behavior. So are you and your
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NOTE FROM TED: Please do not look to this talk for medical advice. This talk only represents the speaker’s personal views and understanding of sound and healing and lacks legitimate scientific support. We’ve flagged this talk because it falls outside the content guidelines TED gives TEDx organizers. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The
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‘Hey Bill Nye, Do You Think about Your Mortality?’ #TuesdaysWithBill New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The days may seem long, but life itself is rather short. As Bill Nye the Science Guy explains, an average human life will span about 30,000
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How to trick your brain into saving money Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Thanks to evolution, humans are not great at thinking and planning long term. “The human brain just has certain tendencies,” says neuroscientist Alex Korb. “We’re always
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Le médecin Jimmy Mohamed partage, lors de cette 4ème édition de la conférence TEDxMarseille, sa vision des nouveaux médias. Jimmy Mohamed est un médecin généraliste qui officie pour SOS Médecins et intervient en tant que chroniqueur à la radio ainsi qu’à la télévision. Il suit des études de médecine à l’université Paris .Diderot et obtient
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How psychedelics work: Fire the conductor, let the orchestra play Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- If your ego had a “location” in the brain, it would be the default mode network, where much of your self-critical mind chatter happens. Taking psychedelics down-regulates this
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Strengthen Your Mind Like a Navy SEAL New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- What could almost destroy the body and mind of the only person to complete Navy SEAL training (including two Heck Weeks), Air Force tactical air controller training, and U.S.
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Is the universe a hologram? The strange physics of black holes New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Since energy cannot be destroyed, only transformed, some argue that information — arguably a form of energy — cannot be destroyed either. So then, what
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The path to less stress? Strategic pessimism. Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge —————————————————— The centuries old philosophy of Stoicism may hold the key to a kind of happiness that is more grounded in reality. The two main ideas of stoic happiness are that problems
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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Life on Europa, Jupiter’s Moons, Ice Fishing and Racket Sports New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Where there is water, there is life—and Europa’s got water alright: scientists believe it has twice the volume of Earth’s oceans swirling beneath
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Imagine an electric vehicle that can get you to work — or anywhere in a six-mile radius — quickly, without traffic frustrations or gasoline. Now imagine you can pick it up and carry it with you. Yes, this souped-up skateboard could change the face of morning commutes. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the
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Superhumans: The remarkable brain waves of high-level meditators Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- People who have meditated for thousands of hours exhibit a remarkable difference in their brainwaves. Psychologist and author Daniel Goleman says we can actually see what happens in the heads
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How Apple and Nike have branded your brain Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Powerful branding can not only change how you feel about a company, it can actually change how your brain is wired. “We love to think of
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Vinay Menon identifies himself as a sarcastic attention seeker serving the snags of society blended with bittersweet humor. Here, through dabs of humor, Vinay talks about gender segregation in educational institutions. Stand-up comedian. Professor. Artist. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way. New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- We spend the first year teaching children to walk and talk and the rest of their lives telling them to shut up and sit
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. “What if I was to tell you that a game of peek-a-boo could change the world?” asks seven-year-old Molly Wright, one of the youngest-ever TED speakers. Breaking down the research-backed ways parents and caregivers can support children’s healthy
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature’s best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get
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How to live an intellectual life Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- When you picture an intellectual, who do you see? Professor Zena Hitz says that somewhere along the way, the idea of what an intellectual is and does became
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Alfonso Alcántara, psicólogo entusiasta de la ciencia aplicada al mundo profesional con rigor y humor, nos cuenta de forma didáctica y divertida qué es la motivación y cómo desarrollarla en los trabajadores y equipos de cualquier organización con recomendaciones prácticas. Durante 25 años ha sido manager de equipos y directivo de recursos humanos y ha
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story. The
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Bored out of your mind at work? Your brain is trying to tell you something. New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- We’ve all been bored on the job at least once in our lives, but that boredom is actually very old human
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