"Everything happens for a reason" -- and other lies I've loved | Kate Bowler
Views 1.5M4 months ago
In life's toughest moments, how do you go on living? Kate Bowler has been exploring this question ever since she was diagnosed with stage IV cancer at age 35. In a profound, heartbreaking and unexpectedly funny talk, she offers some answers challe..
The secrets of learning a new language | Lýdia Machová
Views 2.9M9 months ago
Want to learn a new language but feel daunted or unsure where to begin? You don't need some special talent or a "language gene," says Lýdia Machová. In an upbeat, inspiring talk, she reveals the secrets of polyglots (people who speak multiple langu..
Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker
Views 3.3M5 months ago
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 sleep and the..
How to Get Your Brain to Focus | Chris Bailey | TEDxManchester
Views 2.3M7 months ago
The latest research is clear: the state of our attention determines the state of our lives. So how do we harness our attention to focus deeper, get distracted less, and even become more creative? Chris Bailey, author of the recent book Hyperfocus, ta..
10 ways to have a better conversation | Celeste Headlee
Views 8M3 years ago
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations - and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great co..
Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban
Views 24M3 years ago
Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through RUclip binges, Wikip..
Don't Believe Everything You Think | Lauren Weinstein | TEDxPaloAlto
Views 506KYear ago
Lauren Weinstein delivers an inspiring TEDxPaloAlto talk on how to break free from limiting beliefs. Lauren Weinstein is a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, teaching one of the most popular classes there-The Essentials of Stra..
Where are all the aliens? | Stephen Webb
Views 2.9MYear ago
The universe is incredibly old, astoundingly vast and populated by trillions of planets so where are all the aliens? Astronomer Stephen Webb has an explanation: we're alone in the universe. In a mind-expanding talk, he spells out the remarkable ba..
What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Robert Waldinger
Views 15M3 years ago
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone - but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has u..
Seth MacFarlane's "Ted" R-Rated Teddy Bear Malfunctions - CONAN on TBS
Views 12M7 years ago
But don't worry, Seth is there to provide the voice...but not the swears. More CONAN @ teamcoco.com/video
How sugar affects the brain - Nicole Avena
Views 8M5 years ago
Check out our Patreon page: www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: ed.ted.com/lessons/how-sugar-affects-the-brain-nicole-avena When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This ..
The art of misdirection | Apollo Robbins
Views 19M6 years ago
Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious demonstration, Robbins samples the buffet of the TEDGlobal 2013 audience, showing how the flaws in our percept..
How craving attention makes you less creative | Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Views 1.3M2 months ago
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten more than his fair share of attention from his acting career. But as social media exploded over the past decade, he got addicted like the rest of us trying to gain followers and likes only to be left feeling inadequ..
The future we're building -- and boring | Elon Musk
Views 10M2 years ago
Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED's Head Curator, Chris Anderson. Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn mo..
After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver
Views 25M3 years ago
In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. Recorded at TEDxVancouver at Rogers Arena on November 14, 2015. RUclip Tags: brain science, brain, stroke, neuroplas..
What makes you special? | Mariana Atencio | TEDxUniversityofNevada
Views 11M2 years ago
NBC News journalist Mariana Atencio has traveled the world from Haiti to Hong Kong. In her TEDx talk, Mariana tells us how the people she's met along the way and her own immigrant experience have taught her that the only thing we all have in common i..
Mentalism, mind reading and the art of getting inside your head | Derren Brown
Views 500K2 months ago
"Magic is a great analogy for how we edit reality and form a story and then mistake that story for the truth," says psychological illusionist Derren Brown. In a clever talk wrapped around a dazzling mind-reading performance, Brown explores the sed..
TED | Психология самомотивации (Как быть компетентным)
Views 264K9 months ago
ruclip.com/user/virginiabeowulf - Подпишись на VIRGINIA BĒOWULF" "ПСИХОЛОГИЯ САМОМОТИВАЦИИ" Скотт Геллер - один из выдающихся выпускников, профессор ..
What happens in your brain when you taste food | Camilla Arndal Andersen
Views 86K13 days ago
Visit TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. With fascinating research and hilarious anecdotes, neuroscientist Camilla Arndal Andersen takes us into the lab where..
What Bruce Lee can teach us about living fully | Shannon Lee
Views 127K7 days ago
Visit TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Most of us know Bruce Lee as the famous martial artist and action film star but he was also a philosopher who taug..
Why elephants never forget - Alex Gendler
Views 3.2M5 years ago
View full lesson: ed.ted.com/lessons/why-elephants-never-forget-alex-gendler It’s a common saying that elephants never forget. But the more we learn about elephants, the more it appears that their impressive memory is only one aspect of an ..
How to motivate yourself to change your behavior | Tali Sharot | TEDxCambridge
Views 5M5 years ago
What does make us change our actions? Tali Sharot reveals three ingredients to doing what's good for yourself. Dr. Tali Sharot is a neuroscientist at University College London and the director of the Affective Brain Lab. She is a faculty member of t..
An app that helps incarcerated people stay connected to their families | Marcus Bullock
Views 26K3 days ago
Visit TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Over his eight-year prison sentence, Marcus Bullock was sustained by his mother's love and by the daily letters an..
This could be why you're depressed or anxious | Johann Hari
Views 1.5MMonth ago
Visit TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, subtitles, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. In a moving talk, journalist Johann Hari shares fresh insights on the causes of depression and anxiety from experts aro..
Ted Bloopers & Gag Reel (2012)
Views 7M2 years ago
Ted Bloopers, Gag Reel & Outtakes Subscribe and click the notification bell HERE: goo.gl/SrrTlT Check out our new "Chill Out/Relax" Music Channel: bit.ly/BestRelaxingMusic John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy..
My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic
Views 35M5 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB Just before his passing on January 10, 2014, Sam Berns was a Junior at Foxboro High School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where he achieved highest honors and was a percussion secti..
This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch
Views 45M3 years ago
Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along a..
How to stay calm when you know you'll be stressed | Daniel Levitin
Views 10M4 years ago
You're not at your best when you're stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking but potentially helping you survive, say, being attacked by a lion. Neuros..
The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU
Views 16M6 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB Josh Kaufman is the author of the #1 international bestseller, 'The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business', as well as the upcoming book 'The First 20 Hours: Mastering the To..
The history of our world in 18 minutes | David Christian
Views 5M8 years ago
www.ted.com Backed by stunning illustrations, David Christian narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet, in a riveting 18 minutes. This is "Big History": an enlightening, wide-angle look at complexity, life..
The price of shame | Monica Lewinsky
Views 10M4 years ago
In 1998, says Monica Lewinsky, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of online public shaming she went through has become a constant. In a brave talk, she takes a look at ou..
My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story | Sue Klebold
Views 7M2 years ago
Sue Klebold is the mother of Dylan Klebold, one of the two shooters who committed the Columbine High School massacre, murdering 12 students and a teacher. She's spent years excavating every detail of her family life, trying to understand what she cou..
The surprising habits of original thinkers | Adam Grant
Views 6M3 years ago
How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals - incl..
You can grow new brain cells. Here's how | Sandrine Thuret
Views 3.5M4 years ago
Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis-improving mood, increasing memory formation and preventing ..
Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? | Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic | TEDxUniversityofNevada
Views 547K7 months ago
There is a pathological mismatch between the qualities that seduce us in a leader and those that are needed to be an effective leader. Based on research on the psychology of leadership, Chamorro-Premuzic shows that if leaders were selected on compete..
Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model. | Cameron Russell
Views 22M6 years ago
Cameron Russell admits she won "a genetic lottery": she's tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don't judge her by her looks. In this fearless talk, she takes a wry look at the industry that had her looking highly seductive at barely 16-years-old...
What reading slowly taught me about writing | Jacqueline Woodson
Views 92KMonth ago
Visit TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, subtitles, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Reading slowly with her finger running beneath the words, even when she was taught not to has led Jacqueline Wood..
Why humans run the world | Yuval Noah Harari
Views 1.5M4 years ago
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 contine..
How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure
Views 24M5 years ago
Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonoro..
How we're using dogs to sniff out malaria | James Logan
Views 40K3 days ago
Visit TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. What if we could diagnose some of the world's deadliest diseases by the smells our bodies give off? In a fascinating ..
Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard? | Jon Jandai | TEDxDoiSuthep
Views 9M8 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB Jon is a farmer from northeastern Thailand. He founded the Pun Pun Center for Self-reliance, an organic farm outside Chiang Mai, with his wife Peggy Reents in 2003. Pun Pun doub..
The lies our culture tells us about what matters --- and a better way to live | David Brooks
Views 1.3M4 months ago
Our society is in the midst of a social crisis, says op-ed columnist and author David Brooks: we're trapped in a valley of isolation and fragmentation. How do we find our way out? Based on his travels across the United States and his meetings with..
How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu
Views 14M6 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB Adam Leipzig has overseen more than 25 movies as a producer, executive and distributor. and has produced more than 300 stage plays and live events, and he was one of the founder..