TED & Talks

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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
Можно ли подготовиться к смерти? В России в паллиативной помощи (всесторонней поддержке в конце жизни) нуждаются около полутора миллионов человек. И рядом с каждым — еще 10, 20, 30 родственников, коллег, друзей. То есть помощь в конце жизни, помощь хосписа касается каждого. Что каждый человек может сделать для этого? Как общаться с тем, кто неизлечимо
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
Become an intellectual explorer: Master the art of conversation Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think+ for exclusive videos: https://bigthink.com/plus/ ———————————————————————————- What is a great conversation? They are the ones that leave us feeling smarter or more curious, with a sense that we have discovered something, understood something about another person,
0 Comments
Özgün müziğiyle tanıdığımız Kalben, çocukluğundan bu yana umutlarını kıran olayları ve aslında hayatının her anında yanında olan müzikle nasıl arındığını anlatıyor. Müzik sayesinde tanıdığı iyi insanların, dinlediği yeni hikayelerin; şimdilerde ona en çok umut veren şey olduğunu söyleyen Kalben, doğanın, insanların ve hayallerin bir olduğuna inanıyor. İnsana en iyi gelecek şeyin umut olduğunu vurgulayan Kalben,
0 Comments
How psychedelics work: Fire the conductor, let the orchestra play Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think+ for exclusive videos: https://bigthink.com/plus/ ———————————————————————————- 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 brain
0 Comments
How We Chase Dopamine: Porn, Social Media, and Alcohol New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- What really fuels the economy? It’s not trade, free spending, or good old-fashioned elbow grease – it’s something much smaller and harder to see: dopamine. Along with
0 Comments
One Thing All Young People Should Do While They’re Still Young New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Actor Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Trumbo, Last Flag Flying) is easily one of the greatest actors of his generation. But he has a remarkable perspective
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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,
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
http://www.ted.com “Is it okay if I totally trash your office?” It’s a question Elyn Saks once asked her doctor, and it wasn’t a joke. A legal scholar, in 2007 Saks came forward with her own story of schizophrenia, controlled by drugs and therapy but ever-present. In this powerful talk, she asks us to see people
0 Comments
New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Michio Kaku on what makes a supergenius. Enzymes like Telomerase and Resveratrol, though not the Fountain of Youth unto themselves, offer tantalizing clues to how we might someday soon unravel the aging process. ———————————————————————————- MICHIO KAKU
0 Comments
Navy SEAL Has a ’40 Percent Rule’ And It’s the Key to Overcoming Mental Barriers New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge —- About 99 percent of the people who start marathons in the United States finish them. That’s an astoundingly high number considering
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments
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
0 Comments