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

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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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P.J. Parmar: Can We Redesign Healthcare to Profitably Serve the Poor? (Transcript)

P.J. Parmar – TEDxMileHigh TRANSCRIPT Colfax Avenue here in Denver, Colorado, was once called the longest, wickedest street in America. So there I was on Colfax Avenue, East Colfax at 2:00 a.m. with thirteen drunk teenage boys. I was scout master of an all refugee Boy Scout troop and had taken a few dozen boys […]

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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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Mental Health

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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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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How We Can Help the “Forgotten Middle” Reach Their Full Potential: Danielle R. Moss

Dr. Danielle R. Moss is a teacher, a speaker, a writer, and a social justice champion. Here is the full text of her talk titled “How We Can Help the “Forgotten Middle” Reach Their Full Potential.” Dr. Danielle R. Moss – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT So, I want to talk to you about the forgotten middle. […]

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How AI Can Save Our Humanity: Kai-Fu Lee (Transcript)

Kai-Fu Lee – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I’m going to talk about how AI and mankind can coexist, but first, we have to rethink about our human values. So let me first make a confession about my errors in my values. It was 11 o’clock, December 16, 1991. I was about to become a father for […]

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The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change: Talk About It by Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist and professor of political science at Texas Tech University. Here is the full text of Katharine’s TED Talk titled “The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change: Talk About It.”   Katharine Hayhoe – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT It was my first year as an atmospheric science […]

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How to Find the Person Who Can Help You Get Ahead at Work: Carla Harris (Transcript)

Carla Harris is a Wall Street veteran and author of the book “Expect to Win”. Here is the full text of Carla’s talk titled “How to Find the Person Who Can Help You Get Ahead at Work.” Carla Harris – TRANSCRIPT It was the spring of 1988 when I had the aha moment. I was […]

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How Toxic Stress Can Drive Creativity: Laith Azzam (Full Transcript)

Laith is a 19-year-old Palestinian third-year medical student and a shining example of a change agent. Below is the full text of his TEDx Talk titled “How Toxic Stress Can Drive Creativity” at TEDxOcala conference. This event occurred on November 3, 2018.   TRANSCRIPT:  What is the first thing you think about when you hear the […]

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Can You Solve the Troll’s Paradox Riddle? – Dan Finkel (Transcript)

TED-Ed Video Lesson Transcript:  You’ve discovered a doorway to another realm, and now you and your brother are off exploring the wonderful world of Paradoxica. Fantastically paradoxical creatures crawl, run, and fly around you. And then you see the troll. It’s catching all the creatures in an enormous net. You bravely step forward and demand […]

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Can Animals Be Deceptive? – Eldridge Adams (Transcript)

TED-Ed Video Lesson Transcript:  A male firefly glows above a field on a summer’s night, emitting a series of enticing flashes. He hopes a nearby female will respond with her own lightshow and mate with him. Sadly for this male, it won’t turn out quite the way he plans. A female from a different species […]