TED & Talks

Geoffrey presents the elements of a good story…one that connects with the audience and has lasting impact. Geoffrey Klein is a speaker, educator, and marketer. He serves as President & CEO of nine dots, a content development and marketing agency that helps businesses tell their stories through visual content. Geoffrey also hosts the nine dots
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company established to catalyse breakthrough performance for individuals and senior teams. In addition, he has also developed a unique and integrated approach to learning that gives people the means to acquire language or complex
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. Imagine how different things would be if we paid more attention to this unique emotional pain. Psychologist Guy Winch reveals how recovering
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Mark Mattson is the current Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging. He is also a professor of Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University. Mattson is one of the foremost researchers in the area of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and amyotrophic
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How Your Brain Is Getting Hacked: Facebook, Tinder, Slot Machines New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Casinos, magicians, and the makers of social media platforms all know something about you: your mind is very vulnerable to influence. Just as the magician relies
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Peak performance mind hack explained in 7 minutes. Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink Up Next ► The Neurochemistry of Flow States https://youtu.be/aHp2hkue8RQ Flow is described as a state of ‘effortless effort,’ where we feel like we’re propelled through an activity, and everything else seems to disappear. More specifically, flow refers to any
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Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their own business in a corner of Africa with all the other animals. But now, few would disagree that humans dominate planet Earth; we’ve spread to every continent, and our actions determine the fate of other animals (and possibly Earth itself). How did
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No two people define success the same way, according to this test. Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►► https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink Up next ►► Why are we obsessed with celebrities? https://youtu.be/6oIQPKaN04A We each hold onto false beliefs about how society operates. These “collective illusions” stifle innovation and erode our ability to make progress together. Todd Rose
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Known as the Creative Philosopher, Russya shares how creativity and playfulness can release unexplored potential and provide the doorway to abstract and critical thinking skills. Known as the Creative Philosopher, Russya shares how creativity and playfulness can release unexplored potential and provide the doorway to abstract and critical thinking skills. This talk was given at
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http://www.ted.com “Secrets can take many forms — they can be shocking, or silly, or soulful.” Frank Warren, the founder of PostSecret.com, shares some of the half-million secrets that strangers have mailed him on postcards. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities
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Why do seemingly intelligent people procrastinate? Are there really hidden patterns and belief systems within us that conspire against our best intentions? In this talk, human behaviour expert, Peter Sage, exposes some of the hidden reasons and unconscious patterns that cause us to self-sabotage and explains what we can do to change them. Visit TEDxPatras
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http://www.ted.com After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone — but Derek Sivers says it’s better to keep goals secret. He presents research stretching as far back as the 1920s to show why people who talk about their ambitions may be less likely to achieve them. TEDTalks is
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. The live talks at this TEDxNorrkölping event have “plasticity” in common. Capabilities for problem solving and for learning (or progress) have often been regarded as (inherited) components of the personality. Both Carol s Dweck and Torkel Klingberg have made quite
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What we know for certain about the universe—and what we don’t Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- If we ever discover the true size of the universe—is it infinite or just too big to measure?—we’ll likely have galaxies to thank. The trillions of massive
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Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says neuroscientist and author of “Still Alice,” Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease — and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe
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How to optimize your gut and brain bacteria New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The importance of the microbiome has really come to the fore in the last five years. Viome, a company that analyzed the feces of 100,000 people, has discovered 10,000 new types of gut bacteria.
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Sam Harris describes the properties of consciousness and how mindfulness practices of all stripes can be used to transcend one’s ego. Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Sam Harris is the author of the New York Times bestsellers, The End of Faith and Letter
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John Legend is on a mission to transform America’s criminal justice system. Through his Free America campaign, he’s encouraging rehabilitation and healing in our prisons, jails and detention centers — and giving hope to those who want to create a better life after serving their time. With a spoken-word prelude from James Cavitt, an inmate
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“The universe has already written the poem you were planning on writing,” says Sarah Kay, quoting her friend, poet Kaveh Akbar. Performing “A Bird Made of Birds,” she shares how and where she finds poetry. (Kay is also the host of TED’s podcast “Sincerely, X.” Listen on the Luminary podcast app at luminary.link/ted) Get TED
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3 brain hacks to control your Amazon addiction 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 ———————————————————————————- “From the evolutionary perspective, the human brain evolved to feel first and think later,” says neuroscientist and marketing consultant Terry Wu. The part of our brain
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