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22:24 min 17. December 2013

Sugar -- the elephant in the kitchen: Robert Lustig at TEDxBermuda 2013

a talk in English

Robert H. Lustig is an American pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) where he is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics.

Dr. Lustig assesses the health dangers of sugar and its link to Type-2 diabetes and the global obesity epidemic. He is the author of several books and many articles on childhood obesity, including the recent "Obesity Before Birth."

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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22:24 min 3. September 2013

Paul Gilbert: How Mindfulness Fosters Compassion

a talk in English

Author and therapist Paul Gilbert explores how awareness of how our own minds work can help break negative thought patterns and help us to become more compassionate.

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15:54 min 5. December 2013

The psychology of self-motivation | Scott Geller | TEDxVirginiaTech

a talk in English

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Scott Geller is Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech and Director of the Center for Applied Behavior Systems in the Department of Psychology. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the World Academy of Productivity and Quality. He has written numerous articles and books, including When No One's Watching: Living and Leading Self-motivation. Scott will examine how we can become self-motivated in "The Psychology of Self-Motivation."

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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14:37 min 16. October 2013

The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans | Daniel Amen | TEDxOrangeCoast

a talk in English

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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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05:13 min 14. July 2015

Inside the minds of animals - Bryan B Rasmussen

a lecture in English

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Do animals think? It’s a question that has intrigued scientists for thousands of years, inspiring them to come up with different methods and criteria to measure the intelligence of animals. Bryan B Rasmussen navigates through this controversial question, showing how determining intelligence often says more about how humans think than about anything else.

Lesson by Bryan B Rasmussen, animation by Mike Schell.

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16:28 min 30. June 2014

Why TED Talks don't change people's behaviors: Tom Asacker at TEDxCambridge 2014

a talk in English

Author and speaker Tom Asacker wondered why so many people watch TED talks and yet so few change their behaviors as a result. His answer? That only one of three elements of our irrational, but innately human, decision-making process truly makes for lasting change. Learn more about Tom Asacker at http://tomasacker.com and TEDxCambridge at http://www.tedxcambridge.com.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.

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19:29 min 15. March 2013

The greatest TED Talk ever sold - Morgan Spurlock

a talk in English

With humor and persistence, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dives into the hidden but influential world of brand marketing on his quest to make a completely sponsored film about sponsorship. (And yes, onstage naming rights for this talk were sponsored too. By whom and for how much? He'll tell you.)

Talk by Morgan Spurlock.

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10:48 min 14. September 2015

Stop searching for your passion | Terri Trespicio | TEDxKC

a talk in English

What are you passionate about? You’re told these five words hold the key to a successful career and life purpose. What if it’s the wrong question altogether? This talk turns the ubiquitous “find your passion” message on its ear.

Terri Trespicio is a branding strategist who helps visionaries, experts, entrepreneurs, and businesses communicate with power and precision across media platforms. She consults with a wide range of experts, everyone from surgeons and social media celebs to startups and brand managers.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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03:20 min 30. September 2015

Is This Glass Half Empty?

a lecture in English

Are you an optimist or a pessimist?
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Further Reading:

[1] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20170998

[2] http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-perfect-dose-of-pessimism-1407196064

[3] http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110311153541.htm

[4] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19324793

[5] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21896752

[6] http://www.webmd.com/balance/news/20110916/optimism-partly-in-your-

genes

[7] http://www.ted.com/talks/tali_sharot_the_optimism_bias

[8] Sharot, T. 2011. The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain.

[9] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17960136

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03:16 min 1. December 2013

Will 3D Printing Change Everything?

a lecture in English

How will 3D printing change our world?
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Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).

Further Reading:

Living Cells:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/20/scientists-create-new-ear_n_2728612.html?utm_hp_ref=technology

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20972018

Space Colonization:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevenkotler/2013/10/21/the-future-is-here-how-3d-printing-is-opening-the-door-to-space-colonization/

Real vs Hype:
http://gigaom.com/2013/10/02/the-future-of-consumer-3d-printing-whats-real-whats-coming-and-whats-hype/

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19:03 min 4. September 2014

No more bad dates | Evan Marc Katz | TEDxStJohns

a talk in English

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. How to Understand and Enjoy Online Dating

Billed as a “personal trainer for smart, strong, successful women,” dating coach Evan Marc Katz has been helping singles find love since 2003. He’s the author of four books, the CEO of e-Cyrano online dating profile writing, and his blog is expected to reach 7 million people this year.

Evan has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall St. Journal, Forbes and Glamour, and has appeared on CNN, Today, The Early Show, The Tyra Banks Show, and The Rachael Ray Show. Most importantly, thousands of Evan’s clients have fallen in love, gotten married, and started families.

Whether you’re online dating, dating or embarking on a new relationship, once you learn to understand men from a man’s point of view, you’re going to be a very powerful woman.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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05:23 min 30. September 2014

Is telekinesis real? - Emma Bryce

a lecture in English

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Telekinesis, the ability to manipulate matter with the mind alone, is a trait exhibited by some of the most iconic fictional characters, including Neo, Yoda, and, of course, Carrie. But is this mind control actually possible in real life? Emma Bryce subjects telekinesis to the scientific method.

Lesson by Emma Bryce, animation by Delphine Burrus.

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04:06 min 24. February 2016

5 Minute Life Lessons With Economist Robert Shiller

a talk in English

American Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller gives us an exclusive insight in to his personal life, revealing why his parents inspire him, as well as why he has lost respect for most celebrities and why reading obscure books is better than reading ones from the best-sellers list.

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Speaker: Robert Shiller, Nobel economist
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06:17 min 3. February 2014

Three Ways to Destroy the Universe

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How will the Universe die?

Everybody dies. The universe too? Well, probably. What are the current theories about the end of everything? And how creepy exactly are these theories? (Spoiler: very creepy). But there might be hope...

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Will the Universe Die?

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