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How Can Illegal Drugs Help Our Brains: David Nutt (Transcript)

Full text of psychiatrist David Nutt’s talk: How can illegal drugs help our brains at TEDxBrussels conference. In this talk, he explains how through decades of education and training the brain constrains the contents of the mind by limiting its activity and directions. And then he shows how psychedelic drugs can break open these limitations …

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Deep Dive: What We Are Learning from The Language of Whales: James Nestor (Transcript)

Full text of author and journalist James Nestor’s talk titled “Deep Dive: What We Are Learning from The Language of Whales” at TEDxMarin conference. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: James Nestor – Author & Journalist (Clicking sounds by sperm whale) What you’re hearing right now isn’t a construction site, it’s not a fax …

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Your Health is Governed by Your Environment: Prof. BM Hegde (Transcript)

Full text of renowned cardiologist Prof. BM Hegde’s talk: Your Health is Governed by Your Environment at TEDxIITHyderabad conference. In this talk, Professor Hegde breaks down misconceptions about health, and leaves us questioning what health actually means. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Professor B.M. Hegde – Medical Scientist, Educationist & Author Well, knowledge …

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Art Williams: Do It! (Full Transcript)

Full text of high school football coach and entrepreneur Art Williams’ famous speech “Do It”. This speech was delivered to the 1987 National Religious Broadcaster Convention and has become a classic example of Art’s philosophy on winning in business. Best Quote from this speech: “Total commitment gives you that little extra ounce of courage you …

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Full Transcript: The Psychology of Human Misjudgement: Charlie Munger

Full text (edited verbatim transcript) of American investor Charlie Munger’s speech titled “The Psychology of Human Misjudgement” addressed at Harvard University on June 1, 1995. In this talk, Mr. Munger speaks about the framework for decision making and the  factors contributing to misjudgements. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Charles “Charlie” Munger – Vice …

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Students Need to Lead The Classroom, Not Teachers: Katherine Cadwell (Transcript)

Full text of educator Katherine Cadwell’s talk titled “Students need to lead the classroom, not teachers” at TEDxStowe conference. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Katherine Cadwell – Educator I have the best job in the world. Why? Because I get paid to learn. I’ve been teaching high school since 1981. And every day …

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A Writer’s Secrets to Catching Creative Ideas: Brad Herzog (Transcript)

Full text of author Brad Herzog’s talk: A writer’s secrets to catching creative ideas at TEDxMonterey conference. In this personal talk, the award-winning freelance writer shares some of his favorite stories and best kept secrets for pursuing and catching great ideas. Notable quote from this talk: “I wonder about everything, even the most mundane things.” …

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