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Why Noise is Bad for Your Health: Mathias Basner (Transcript)

Mathias Basner studies how the noise we hear everywhere throughout our daily lives affects our health in ways that go far beyond our hearing. In this talk you will discover the science behind how noise affects your health and sleep — and how you can get more of the benefits of the sound of silence.  […]

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Education

The Gift & Power of Emotional Courage: Susan David (Full Transcript)

In this talk, psychologist Susan David shares how the way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness. Susan David – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Hello, everyone. Sawubona! In South Africa, where I come from, “sawubona” is the Zulu word for “hello.” There’s a beautiful and powerful intention […]

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How Doctors Can Help Low-Income Patients: P.J. Parmar (Transcript)

P.J. Parmar – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Colfax Avenue, here in Denver, Colorado, was once called the longest, wickedest street in America. My office is there in the same place — it’s a medical desert. There are government clinics and hospitals nearby, but they’re not enough to handle the poor who live in the area. By […]

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Tiny Surprises for Happiness and Health: (Full Transcript)

B.J. Fogg is a behavior scientist and author. He is the founder and director of the Stanford Behavior Design Lab. Here is the full text of Fogg’s talk titled “Tiny Surprises for Happiness and Health” at TEDxMaui. B.J. Fogg – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT Today I want to share with you my favorite habit. I’m a […]

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What Happens in Your Throat When You Beatbox? by Tom Thum & Matthew Broadhurst

Here is the full text of Tom Thum & Dr Matthew Broadhurst’s talk titled “What happens in your throat when you beatbox?” at TEDxSydney conference. Tom Thum – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT (Beatboxing) Yo, what up? My name is Tom Thum, and I’ve got to say it’s a pleasure to be back at TEDx. When I […]

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Life & Style

Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon: Mary McGill (Transcript)

Mary McGill is a Hardiman Scholar at NUI Galway. Her PhD research explores young women’s relationship to the selfie phenomenon. She lectures in feminist and gender theory at the Centre for Global Women’s Studies. Here is the full text of Mary’s talk titled “Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon” at TEDxGalway conference. Mary McGill […]

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Education

Blending Technology & Classroom Learning: Jessie Woolley-Wilson (Transcript)

Jessie Woolley-Wilson – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT Pivotal moments really can create who we are today and very much shape who we become tomorrow. When I was a student, I was part of a group that went to the DC metro area to try to figure out what business could do to try to improve education […]

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Microbiome: Gut Bugs and You by Warren Peters (Full Transcript)

Dr. Warren Peters meets his patients every day with a broad smile and a passion to make complex things simple, so people can make those difficult healthy lifestyle changes which will enhance their well-being. In this talk, Warren Peters takes you on a journey into understanding your microbiome and the new discoveries changing the way […]

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Education

Raymond Tang on Philosophy of Water (Full Transcript)

Raymond Tang grew up in Guangzhou, China. Inspired by his own cultural heritage, Raymond wants to help bridge the East and the West by applying ancient Chinese philosophy in the modern world. Here is the full text of Raymond’s talk titled “Be Humble – and Other Lessons from the Philosophy of Water” presented at TED@Westpac […]

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Quantum Reality: Space, Time, and Entanglement (Full Transcript)

Theoretical physicist Brian Greene moderates this fascinating program exploring the fundamental principles of Quantum Physics. PARTICIPANTS: Mark Van Raamsdonk, Gerard ’t Hooft, David Wallace, Birgitta Whaley MODERATOR: Brian Greene Event Date: JUNE 2, 2017   TRANSCRIPT:  BRIAN GREENE: Good to see all of you. You see a quote up there by Niels Bohr, one of […]

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Weird is Beautiful: Cephalopods and Self-Confidence by Eliza Ewing (Transcript)

Eliza Ewing – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT This is a story about two things. Firstly, it’s a story about cephalopods. Specifically, the cephalopods in a special subclass called Coleoidea – octopuses, cuttlefish and squids. It’s a story about where they came from and how they came to be some of the most captivating and intelligent animals […]

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Graham Allison: Is War Between China and the US Inevitable? (Transcript)

Taking lessons from a historical pattern called “Thucydides’s Trap,” in this TED Talk political scientist Graham Allison shows why a rising China and a dominant United States could be headed towards a violent collision no one wants — and how we can summon the common sense and courage to avoid it. Graham Allison – TED […]