Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality | Brian Little

Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality | Brian Little

What an intriguing group of individuals you are … to a psychologist. (Laughter) I’ve had the opportunity over the last couple of days of listening in on some of your conversations and watching you interact with each other. And I think it’s fair to say, already, that there are 47 people in this audience, at […]

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The person you really need to marry | Tracy McMillan | TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen

The person you really need to marry | Tracy McMillan | TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Ilze Garda When I was growing up, there was this song we used to sing on the playground, and it went like this, “Tracy and so and so, sitting in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g, first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage.” And I’m like, “OK, that’s […]

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A delightful way to teach kids about computers | Linda Liukas

A delightful way to teach kids about computers | Linda Liukas

Code is the next universal language. In the seventies, it was punk music that drove the whole generation. In the eighties, it was probably money. But for my generation of people, software is the interface to our imagination and our world. And that means that we need a radically, radically more diverse set of people […]

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How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

In the mid-’90s, the CDC and Kaiser Permanente discovered an exposure that dramatically increased the risk for seven out of 10 of the leading causes of death in the United States. In high doses, it affects brain development, the immune system, hormonal systems, and even the way our DNA is read and transcribed. Folks who […]

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Why are so many of our teachers and schools so successful? John Hattie at TEDxNorrkoping

Why are so many of our teachers and schools so successful? John Hattie at TEDxNorrkoping

Translator: Yohanna Cordeiro Reviewer: Denise RQ Given what you often hear in the media from politicians and often from many parents, it can’t be that bad out there in classroomland. Certainly, if I ask you to think about the teachers that had a positive, profound effect on you, and you think of them – for […]

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TEDxSydney – Richard Gill – The Value of Music Education

TEDxSydney – Richard Gill – The Value of Music Education

Translator: Jerson Partible Reviewer: Denise RQ Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. I’ve asked if the lights could be lifted for this session, and David Glover agreed. And the reason, thank you very much, is I like to see the whites of your eyes. (Laughter) And I like to see you as my class. I hope […]

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Can you really tell if a kid is lying? | Kang Lee

Can you really tell if a kid is lying? | Kang Lee

Hi. Let me ask the audience a question: Did you ever lie as a child? If you did, could you please raise your hand? Wow! This is the most honest group of people I’ve ever met. (Laughter) So for the last 20 years, I’ve been studying how children learn to tell lies. And today, I’m […]

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Faster than a calculator | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford

Faster than a calculator | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford

Translator: Mohammed Basheer Reviewer: Nadine Hennig Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Art Benjamin and I am a “mathemagician”. What that means is I combine my loves of math – or I should say maths – and magic to do what I call “mathemagics”. But before I get started, I’ve got a quick […]

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The art of innovation | Guy Kawasaki | TEDxBerkeley

The art of innovation | Guy Kawasaki | TEDxBerkeley

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Queenie Lee Thank you. Yes, it is true that I am a Stanford graduate. Don’t hold that against me, okay? My son goes to Cal, so I have some link to Cal. It is really an honor to speak at any TEDx, but to open one up is really, really […]

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Go with your gut feeling | Magnus Walker | TEDxUCLA

Go with your gut feeling | Magnus Walker | TEDxUCLA

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Leonardo Silva Hello! My name is Magnus Walker. I was born in 1967 in Sheffield, England. I left school at 15, and I came to America at the age of 19. Well, 8 weeks ago, I didn’t know what a TED talk was, and to be honest, I’m not quite sure […]

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