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Suzana Herculano-Houzel: What is so special about the human brain?

The human brain is puzzling -- it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dens...
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TEDxObserver - Robin Dunbar - Can the internet buy you more friends?

Robin Dunbar Anthropologist, evolutionary psychologist Robin, currently director of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology of the Universit...
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Living in beta: Molly Schroeder at TEDxBurnsvilleED

Living in beta: Molly Schroeder at TEDxBurnsvilleED | TED - the Best of the Best | Scoop.it
Molly Schroeder, Tech Integration Specialist A Google Certified Instructor, Molly Schroeder has spent the last year keynoting and presenting at Google in Edu...
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Diana Laufenberg: How to learn? From mistakes

http://www.ted.com Diana Laufenberg shares 3 surprising things she has learned about teaching -- including a key insight about learning from mistakes. TEDTal...
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Cindy Gallop: Make love, not porn (Adult content)

Cindy Gallop: Make love, not porn (Adult content) | TED - the Best of the Best | Scoop.it
At TED2009, audience member Cindy Gallop gave a 4-minute presentation that became one of the event's most talked about. Speaking from her personal experience...
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Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk

Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk | TED - the Best of the Best | Scoop.it
Nilofer Merchant suggests a small idea that just might have a big impact on your life and health: Next time you have a one-on-one meeting, make it into a "wa...
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Kiran Sethi: Kids, take charge | Video on TED.com

Kiran Bir Sethi shows how her groundbreaking Riverside School in India teaches kids life's most valuable lesson: "I can." Watch her students take local issues into their own hands, lead other young people, even educate their parents.
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How art can help you analyze - Amy E. Herman

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-art-can-help-you-analyze-amy-e-herman Can art save lives? Not exactly, but our most prized professionals (doc...
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Extracurricular empowerment: Scott McLeod at TEDxDesMoines

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TED...
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WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? With Where Good Ideas Co...
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Malcolm Gladwell: The unheard story of David and Goliath | Video on TED.com

It's a classic underdog tale: David, a young shepherd armed only with a sling, beats Goliath, the mighty warrior. The story has transcended its biblical origins to become a common shorthand for unlikely victory.
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Kirby Ferguson: Embrace the remix | Video on TED.com

Nothing is original, says Kirby Ferguson, creator of Everything is a Remix. From Bob Dylan to Steve Jobs, he says our most celebrated creators borrow, steal and transform.
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Elizabeth Loftus: The fiction of memory | Video on TED.com

Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus studies memories. More precisely, she studies false memories, when people either remember things that didn't happen or remember them differently from the way they really were.
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Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology | Video on TED.com

At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop." In an onstage Q&A, Mistry says he'll...
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Jane McGonigal: Massively multi-player… thumb-wrestling? | Video on TED.com

What happens when you get an entire audience to stand up and connect with one another? Chaos, that's what. At least, that's what happened when Jane McGonigal tried to teach TED to play her favorite game.
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#OurVoice: George Couros at TEDxBurnsvilleED

George Couros, Parkland School Division George Couros is the Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning for Parkland School Division in Alberta, ...
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Tourette's syndrome -- the alchemy of chaos: Jess Thom at TEDxAlbertopolis

Tourette's syndrome -- the alchemy of chaos: Jess Thom at TEDxAlbertopolis | TED - the Best of the Best | Scoop.it
Find out how Jess Thom is "changing the world one tic at a time" in this inspiring TEDx talk. Thom has Tourette's Syndrome and says 'biscuit' sixteen times a...
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TEDxYouth@SantaMonica - Cindy Gallop - Make Love, Not Porn

TEDxYouth@SantaMonica - Cindy Gallop - Make Love, Not Porn | TED - the Best of the Best | Scoop.it
Today porn is more widely and freely available via the internet than ever before, and therefore more easily accessed by kids at younger ages than ever before...
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"How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion": Peggy McIntosh at TEDxTimberlaneSchools

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Atul Gawande: How do we heal medicine?

http://www.ted.com Our medical systems are broken. Doctors are capable of extraordinary (and expensive) treatments, but they are losing their core focus: act...
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Reimagining Learning: Richard Culatta at TEDxBeaconStreet

Richard Culatta identifies 3 major challenges with our current approach to education and suggests how a shift to personalized learning is the key to the futu...
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Charles Leadbeater: The era of open innovation | Video on TED.com

In this deceptively casual talk, Charles Leadbeater weaves a tight argument that innovation isn't just for professionals anymore. Passionate amateurs, using new tools, are creating products and paradigms that companies can't.
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TEDxYouth@Manchester 2011 - Julian Baggini - Is There A Real You?

One of the best known philosophers in the UK, Julian will ask the question 'Is There A Real You? He will draw on the research supporting his latest book 'The...
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Cameron Herold: Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs | Video on TED.com

Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. In his talk, he makes the case for parenting and education that helps would-be entrepreneurs flourish -- as kids and as adults.
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The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success: Eduardo Briceno at TEDxManhattanBeach

The way we understand our intelligence and abilities deeply impacts our success. Based on social science research and real life examples, Eduardo Briceño art...
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