Why You Should Talk to Strangers: Kio Stark (Full Transcript)

Here is the full text of author Kio Stark’s talk titled “Why you should talk to strangers” at TED conference. In this talk, she explores the overlooked benefits of pushing past our default discomfort when it comes to strangers and embracing those fleeting but profoundly beautiful moments of genuine connection. Kio Stark – TED Talk …

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Five Principles of Extraordinary Math Teaching: Dan Finkel (Transcript)

Here is the full text of Dan Finkel’s talk titled “Five Principles of Extraordinary Math Teaching” at TEDxRainier conference. In this enjoyable talk, he invites us to approach learning and teaching math with courage, curiosity, and a sense of play. Dan Finkel – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT A friend of mine told me recently that her …

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Leana Wen: What Your Doctor Won’t Disclose (Full Transcript)

Here is the full text of physician Leana Wen’s talk titled “What Your Doctor Won’t Disclose” at TED Talk conference. Leana Wen – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT They told me that I’m a traitor to my own profession, that I should be fired, have my medical license taken away, that I should go back to my …

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The Opportunity of Adversity: Aimee Mullins (Full Transcript)

  Aimee Mullins – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I’d like to share with you a discovery that I made a few months ago while writing an article for Italian Wired. I always keep my thesaurus handy whenever I’m writing anything. But I’d already finished editing the piece, and I realized that I had never once in …

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The Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep: Shai Marcu (Transcript)

In this TED-ED lesson, Shai Marcu shows how sleep restructures your brain in a way that’s crucial for how our memory works. TED-ED Lesson TRANSCRIPT: It’s 4 a.m., and the big test is in eight hours, followed by a piano recital. You’ve been studying and playing for days, but you still don’t feel ready for …

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Innovating to Zero: Bill Gates (Full Transcript)

Bill Gates – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I’m going to talk today about energy and climate. And that might seem a bit surprising, because my full-time work at the foundation is mostly about vaccines and seeds, about the things that we need to invent and deliver to help the poorest 2 billion live better lives. But …

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Sheena Iyengar: The Art of Choosing (Full Transcript)

Following is the full text of Sheena Iyengar’s talk titled “The art of choosing” at TEDGlobal conference. Sheena Iyengar – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Today, I’m going to take you around the world in 18 minutes. My base of operations is in the U.S., but let’s start at the other end of the map, in Kyoto, …

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How Healthy Living Nearly Killed Me: AJ Jacobs (Transcript)

AJ Jacobs – TEDMED TRANSCRIPT I’ve spent the last decade subjecting myself to pain and humiliation, hopefully for a good cause, which is self-improvement. And I’ve done this in three parts. So first I started with the mind. And I decided to try to get smarter by reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica from A to …

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Why We Struggle Learning Languages: Gabriel Wyner (Transcript)

Here is the full text of author and polyglot Gabriel Wyner’s talk titled “Why We Struggle Learning Languages” at TEDxNewBedford conference. Gabriel Wyner – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT So, there’s a myth when it comes to language. And that myth is that children are exceptionally good at learning languages and that we lose that gift when …

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What’s Your Type? By Jean Kummerow (Full Transcript)

Here is the full text of MBTI expert | Jean Kummerow’s talk titled “What’s Your Type?” at TEDxGrinnellCollege conference. In this talk, she walks the audience through the different personality types with humor and personal experience. Jean Kummerow – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT I’m going to talk to you today about something every one of us …

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