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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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How a New Species of Ancestors is Changing our Theory of Human Evolution: Juliet Brophy

Juliet Brophy – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Human origins. Who are we? Where do we come from, and how do we know? In my field, paleoanthropology, we explore human origins — the “who” and “where” questions — by analyzing fossils that date back thousands and even millions of years. In 2015, a team of colleagues and I […]

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Is Your Country at Risk of Becoming a Dictatorship? Here’s How to Know (Transcript)

Farida Nabourema – Political Activist & Writer – TEDWomen 2018 TRANSCRIPT A few weeks ago, somebody tweeted during the midterm elections in the United States that Election Day should be made a holiday. And I retweeted, saying, “Well, you’re welcome to come to my country and vote. You’ll get the whole week off to allow the […]

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Dementia is Preventable Through Lifestyle. Start Now: Max Lugavere (Transcript)

Max Lugavere is a health and science journalist and content creator focused on evidenced-based principles of healthy aging, cognitive performance, and neurodegenerative disease prevention. Here is the full text of Max’ talk titled ‘Dementia is Preventable Through Lifestyle. Start Now.’ at TEDxVeniceBeach conference. Max Lugavere – TEDx TRANSCRIPT Hi everybody. I want to begin with […]

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Me Too is a Movement, Not a Moment: Tarana Burke (Full Transcript)

Tarana Burke – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I’ve been trying to figure out what I was going to say here for months. Because there’s no bigger stage than TED, it felt like getting my message right in this moment was more important than anything. And so I searched and searched for days on end, trying to […]

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How We Found Out Evolution is True: John van Wyhe (Full Transcript)

John van Wyhe is a British historian of science, with a focus on Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace, at the National University of Singapore. Here is the full text of his talk titled “How We Found Out Evolution is True” at TEDxNTU conference. John van Wyhe – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT Hello. Today, I want […]

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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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Why being Respectful to your Coworkers is Good for Business: Christine Porath (Transcript)

In this science-backed talk, leadership researcher Christine Porath shares surprising insights about the costs of rudeness and shows how little acts of respect can boost your professional success — and your company’s bottom line. Christine Porath – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Who do you want to be? It’s a simple question, and whether you know it […]

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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 […]

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The Way We Think About Biological Sex is Wrong: Emily Quinn (Transcript)

[Warning: This talk contains mature content] Emily Quinn – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I have a vagina. Just thought you should know. That might not come as a surprise to some of you. I look like a woman. I’m dressed like one, I guess. The thing is, I also have balls. And it does take a […]

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Kajsa Ekis Ekman: Everybody Talks About Capitalism – But What is It? (Transcript)

Kajsa Ekis Ekman was born in Stockholm 1980. She is a journalist and author of two books, “Being and being bought” about trafficking in women, and “Stolen Spring” about the eurocrisis and its consequences for Greece. Her books have been translated into several languages and she lectures around the world about crisis theory, women’s rights […]