TED & Talks

Near death experiences change people’s lives – and not always for the better. Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink Up Next ► Scientist defends near-death experiences https://youtu.be/pZHQXHYA6QI Most near-death experiencers say that they have trouble speaking about the experience because there just aren’t words to describe it. It’s like trying to draw an
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At TedxBonn, Angela Asomah and Lea Dehning talked about how we can make a change and will show multiple perspectives on sustainability. Angela Asomah supports and consults the project “Locals United” on topics such as intersectionality resistance fighters, empowerment and decolonize perspective. Previously, Asomah studied “natural resource management” and has been involved in political education
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“I believe our society’s gotten to the point where you can’t question. You can’t provoke. You just have to adhere to consensus.” Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink Up Next ► 10% of people are ruining social media. Who are they? https://youtu.be/_U6mIdVqktk Cultural norms are a lubricant that make socializing easier, but if
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The problem with moral outrage on the internet New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- “A big problem with moral outrage on the Internet is that it leads people to think they’ve done something when in fact they haven’t done something,” says author
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Daniela Lucangeli holds a degree in Philosophy from Padua University and a Ph.D. in Developmental Sciences from Leiden University. She is a tenured professor at the Education, Psychology and Medicine department of Padua University. Currently active as a consultant for the Italian National Childhood Observatory, as a researcher for the science committee at the Accademia
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Bill Nye on Rosetta comet landing: We’ll make discoveries that nobody’s imagined yet. Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Bill Nye (The Science Guy!) comments on the Rosetta / Philae rendezvous with 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Whatever happens, says Nye, we will discover something unexpected. Nye’s latest
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Heiko, a passionate life-long learner, explains that our education system needs a revolution. From his experiences in business he promotes that emotional intelligence is the most important factor for successful leadership. Former CHRO and Member of the Board of Management at Metro AG This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference
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Be Mindful: Your Pot of Gold Could be Your Grave Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Your brain creates all the narratives in your life, from fear to loneliness to anxiety, etc. But it’s possible to train your brain through mindfulness to transcend its
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New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- ———————————————————————————- ABOUT BIG THINK: Smarter Faster™ Big Think is the leading source of expert-driven, actionable, educational content — with thousands of videos, featuring experts ranging from Bill Clinton to Bill Nye, we help you get smarter, faster. S​ubscribe to learn from top
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http://www.ted.com Psychopathic killers are the basis for some must-watch TV, but what really makes them tick? Neuroscientist Jim Fallon talks about brain scans and genetic analysis that may uncover the rotten wiring in the nature (and nurture) of murderers. In a too-strange-for-fiction twist, he shares a fascinating family history that makes his work chillingly personal.
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Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- ———————————————————————————- ABOUT BIG THINK: Smarter Faster™ Big Think is the leading source of expert-driven, actionable, educational content — with thousands of videos, featuring experts ranging from Bill Clinton to Bill Nye, we help you get smarter, faster. S​ubscribe
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This interview is an episode from The Well, our new publication about ideas that inspire a life well-lived, created with the John Templeton Foundation. Subscribe to The Well on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/thewell-youtube Watch Jim Al-Khalili ‘s next interview ► How Einstein changed time forever https://youtu.be/x_xunBAwlvM Quantum mechanics allows scientists to make accurate calculations, and the
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Dan Shapiro, the head of Harvard’s International Negotiation program, shares 3 keys to a better argument. Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvQECJukTDE2i6aCoMnS-Vg?sub_confirmation=1 Get smarter, faster with our playlist ► https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5uULy4b0kV6dcSRjedcy3IymBytRT34Q Americans are increasingly falling into the “tribal trap,” according to Dan Shapiro, a former American diplomat and author of “Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How
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Take This Perception Test to See How Visually Intelligent You Are New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Sometimes it’s not what is there, it’s what isn’t. Let’s rewind. ———————————————————————————- AMY HERMAN : Amy E. Herman, JD, MA, designed, developed and conducts all
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Many countries have laws that allow government agencies to take your things without convicting you of a crime. Law researcher Dick M. Carpenter II exposes how civil forfeiture threatens your rights and creates a huge monetary incentive for law enforcement to pocket your possessions. Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/QvFYypprZJM #shorts #tedx #ted #civilforfeiture #law
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Don’t take the prodigy pathway. David Epstein says become a broad thinker instead. Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvQECJukTDE2i6aCoMnS-Vg?sub_confirmation=1 Get smarter, faster with our playlist ► https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5uULy4b0kV6dcSRjedcy3IymBytRT34Q The idea for Nintendo’s Game Boy system was born from a philosophy that had a much less catchy name: lateral thinking with withered technology. The term
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Having trouble following traditional time management techniques? Hitesh Choudhary enlightens us on how modern time management is an unorthodox process. Instead of plain abstinence from distractions, or waking up early, one must utilize these distractions to one’s advantage. Time cannot be managed head on, one must manage the things that take up time instead. A
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New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- We’re entering the fourth wave of the Industrial Revolution, says Genevieve Bell, cultural anthropologist and fellow at Intel. You can chart humanity’s progress through four disruptive stages: Steam engine, electricity, computers, and now AI.AI is already
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Writer Andrew Solomon shares his years-long experiences with depression, and a subsequent globally scaled project to interview others with depression — only to discover that the more he talked, the more people wanted to tell their own stories. Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/dBYUn-FEscc #shorts #tedx #ted #depression #mentalhealth #health #worldmentalhealthday #stories
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Each time we achieve success, we also envision and hunger for a potential that we never knew existed. It’s amazing, it’s exciting, it’s energizing; it’s wonderful. But it’s also anxiety-provoking, identity-shaking, and exhausting; it’s hell. Based on a two decade career in executive search interviewing thousands of the most successful people in the world, Laura
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