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The art of argument New videos weekly: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think+ for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigthink.com/plus/ ———————————————————————————- Do you really want to win an argument, or do you want to find mutual ground and understanding? Canadian psychologist and author Jordan Peterson feels that in most cases it’s the latter. It
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Ross Sleight has worked in digital media and experiences for over 20 years. Here Ross explores both the personal and social impact of our addictive smartphone use. Why do our mobile virtual homes take precedence over our real physical homes? Does our obsessive behaviour make us less interactive and engaging with real people? Are we
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Is reality real? These neuroscientists don’t think so, with Richard Dawkins, Heather Heying, Donald Hoffman & more Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvQECJukTDE2i6aCoMnS-Vg Up next ►► Navigating reality: It’s all about perspective | Daniel Schmachtenberger https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNcyc_sEtpU Is there an external reality? Is reality objective? Is the information your senses are feeding you an
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For places that observe daylight saving time, gaining an hour of sleep every November — or losing an hour every March — doesn’t just affect how well-rested (or caffeinated) people are. The effects of the semi-annual time change are far-reaching, drastically changing stroke and car accident rates, stock prices and more! Sleep scientist Matt Walker
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Susan shares her journey as a global citizen with a futuristic view as she introduces her travel companion: an artificial intelligence- enabled robotic cat. Susan is a multi-award-winning journalist, marketeer, and technologist working at the intersection of AI and blockchain on start-ups, non-profits, and NGOs around the world which serve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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Slavoj Žižek on Synthetic Sex and “Being Yourself” Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Philosopher and social critic Slavoj Žižek dislikes the sense of self-commodification and self-manipulation innate in online dating. People strive for perfection when they set up dating profiles. Žižek believes love
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Stan Lee is known to millions as the man whose superheroes propelled Marvel to its preeminent position in the comic book industry. His co-creations include some of the most well-known and beloved superheroes of all time including, Spider-Man™, The Avengers ™, X-Men™, Iron Man™, The Incredible Hulk™, The Fantastic Four™, as well as hundreds of
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it — and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections. The TED Talks channel features
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In this eye-opening talk, veteran investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson shows how astroturf, or fake grassroots movements funded by political, corporate, or other special interests very effectively manipulate and distort media messages. Sharyl Attkisson is an investigative journalist based in Washington D.C. She is currently writing a book entitled Stonewalled (Harper Collins), which addresses the unseen
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How Childhood Trauma Can Make You A Sick Adult Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The Adverse Childhood Study found that survivors of childhood trauma are up to 5,000 percent more likely to attempt suicide, have eating disorders, or become IV drug users. Dr.
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Esplorare nuovi sapori e riscoprire ingredienti di cui l’Italia è ricca può salvare il pianeta: perché la soluzione più semplice ed immediata contro i cambiamenti climatici è adottare un’alimentazione vegetale. Carlotta Perego ci accompagna in un viaggio tra la cucina e l’ambiente per tutelare la scomparsa delle foreste, così come per salvare gli animali dalla
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NOTE FROM TED: This talk only represents the speaker’s personal views and understanding of meditation and spirituality. We’ve flagged this talk because it falls outside the content guidelines TED gives TEDx organizers. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf Anthony Metivier, memory
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The Big Bang explained in under 4 minutes with Michelle Thaller Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvQECJukTDE2i6aCoMnS-Vg Up next ►► Michio Kaku: What Put the Bang in the Big Bang? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCnvuKb0T7E One of the biggest misconceptions in science is that the Big Bang came out of nothing – according to astrophysicist Michelle Thaller,
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Otolaryngology researcher and clinician Dr. Jackie Garnter-Schmidt shares research and findings that show not only the connection between our emotions and our voice, but between our voice and the way that others perceive us. Jackie L. Gartner-Schmidt, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow is Co-Director of the University of Pittsburgh Voice Center, Professor of Otolaryngology and Director
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What charity does to your brain | Your Brain on 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 ———————————————————————————- What happens in your brain when you give time or money? Altruism is often framed as an act performed for the sake of
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What is trauma? The author of “The Body Keeps the Score” explains, with Bessel van der Kolk Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvQECJukTDE2i6aCoMnS-Vg Up next ►► How to heal trauma with meaning: A case study in emotional evolution | BJ Miller https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink/search?query=trauma Contrary to popular belief, trauma is extremely common. We all have
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Dr. Wendy LeBorgne is passionate about how the physiology and perception of the human voice functions as the single most important aspect of communication. Dr. Wendy LeBorgne presents on the 5 key elements of voice which combine to create your Personal Voice Brand ™ and influence listeners around you. Dr. Wendy LeBorgne is an author-pioneer
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The communication error we all make, and how it intensifies conflict Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Ever had an argument that never ends? There’s a reason for that. Esther Perel, the Belgian-born psychotherapist and author, posits that in order to be heard correctly
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Quasi tutte le donne sono state chiamate “p*ttane” almeno una volta nella vita in maniera dispregiativa. Cos’è lo “stigma della p*ttana”? Come si manifesta? Che influenza ha sul mondo del sex work e di tutt*? Giulia Zollino, educatrice sessuale e creator di contenuti per adulti, ci porta a riflettere sull’importanza di un’educazione sessuale sex-positive, inclusiva
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Can lessons from video games change our money habits? 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 ———————————————————————————- The word is out on gaming—it’s not just something that children do for fun anymore. Games are tools that can be used to teach new
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What about using the same technology phone spammers/scammers use, and turn it against them? The results can be quite entertaining. Roger Anderson is a tinkerer, podcaster, and founder of the Jolly Roger Telephone Company, which works to disrupt the unsolicited telemarketing industry by creating unique ways to deal with auto and predictive dialers, soundboards, and
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6 ways to heal trauma without medication, from the author of “The Body Keeps the Score,” Bessel van der Kolk Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvQECJukTDE2i6aCoMnS-Vg Up next ►► How to heal trauma with meaning: A case study in emotional evolution | BJ Miller https://youtu.be/hQAqBkKJRbs Conventional psychiatric practices tell us that if we
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อ.เอกก์ให้ความสำคัญกับการทำงานวิจัยศึกษาพฤติกรรมผู้บริโภคที่เปลี่ยนแปลงไป จากยุคสมัยเดิมธุรกิจเกิดจากการคิดผลิตภัณฑ์ขึ้นมาขายตามใจผู้ผลิต สู่การสร้างผลิตภัณฑ์ตามที่ผู้บริโภคต้องการ หรือเรียกง่าย ๆ ว่า Outside-in อย่างไรก็ดีแม้ว่าการตลาดจะเน้นความเข้าใจผู้บริโภคมาก แต่คุณอาจไม่เคยรู้ว่าหลาย ๆ ครั้ง การตลาดนั้นสามารถเข้าใจผู้บริโภคมากเสียจนนำมาใช้เพื่อปรับเปลี่ยนพฤติกรรมคนได้ เช่น การลดความเบื่อหน่ายของการรอคอย การบรรเทาความทุกข์จากอกหัก การเพิ่มความสุขในทุกโอกาส และการผลักดันตัวเองให้เริ่มต้นสิ่งใหม่ ๆ Our lives are full of memories – some more pleasant than others – but have you wondered why you remember certain events better? In this talk, Dr. Ake discusses how we tend to interpret good and bad
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