Mental Health

Imagine There Was No Stigma to Mental Illness: Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman (Transcript)

Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT I know we’re only just meeting for the first time. But I’d like to ask you a question, and it’s a rather personal question. How many of you suffer from, or know someone who suffers from, a mental illness? Well, think about it. Your family, your friends, your …

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This Could Be Why You’re Depressed Or Anxious: Johann Hari (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of journalist Johann Hari’s talk titled “This Could Be Why You’re Depressed Or Anxious” at TED Talk conference. In this talk, he shares fresh insights on the causes of depression and anxiety from experts around the world. Johann Hari – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT For a really long time, I had …

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Andres Lozano: Parkinson’s, Depression and the Switch That Might Turn Them Off (Transcript)

Andres Lozano – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT One of the things I want to establish right from the start is that not all neurosurgeons wear cowboy boots. I just wanted you to know that. So I am indeed a neurosurgeon, and I follow a long tradition of neurosurgery, and what I’m going to tell you about …

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How Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Mental Health: Matt Vogl (Transcript)

Matt Vogl — TEDxMileHigh TRANSCRIPT So 16 years ago, I was working nights as a stand-up comic. And I’m not going to lie: right now I’d much rather be holding the microphone in my hand than having it strapped to my face like some nerd doing a TED Talk. Comedy is full of crazy highs and …

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Surviving with a Mental Illness: Eric Walton (Full Transcript)

Eric Walton – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT First of all, I would like to thank TEDx for giving me this opportunity. No doubt, at least one of you out there has asked yourself some variation of this question: what can a 16-year-old possibly have to teach me about the world? I don’t blame you, by the …

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What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s: Lisa Genova (Full Transcript)

Lisa Genova is an American neuroscientist and author. She self-published her debut novel Still Alice, about a Harvard University professor who suffers early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Lisa Genova – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT How many people here would like to live to be at least 80 years old? Yeah. I think we all have this hopeful …

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Mehdi Ordikhani-Seyedlar: What Happens in Your Brain When You Pay Attention? (Transcript)

Mehdi Ordikhani-Seyedlar – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Paying close attention to something: Not that easy, is it? It’s because our attention is pulled in so many different directions at a time, and it’s in fact pretty impressive if you can stay focused. Many people think that attention is all about what we are focusing on, but …

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How Data is Helping us Unravel the Mysteries of the Brain: Steve McCarroll (Transcript)

Steve McCarroll – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Nine years ago, my sister discovered lumps in her neck and arm and was diagnosed with cancer. From that day, she started to benefit from the understanding that science has of cancer. Every time she went to the doctor, they measured specific molecules that gave them information about how …

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The Upside of Anger: Ryan Martin at TEDxFondduLac (Full Transcript)

Dr. Ryan Martin is the chair of the Psychology Department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and a nationally known anger researcher. His work focuses on healthy and unhealthy expressions of anger, including how we express anger online. He teaches courses on mental illness, emotion, and anger and violence. Dr. Ryan Martin – TEDx Talk …

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There’s no Shame in Taking Care of Your Mental Health: Sangu Delle (Transcript)

Sangu Delle – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Last year was hell. It was my first time eating Nigerian “jollof.” Actually, in all seriousness, I was going through a lot of personal turmoil. Faced with enormous stress, I suffered an anxiety attack. On some days, I could do no work. On other days, I just wanted to …

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