TED & Talks

Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ Writer Alain De Botton says that status anxiety is more pernicious and destructive than most of us can
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Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ Dr. Kaku says String Theory is the only theory that has the potential to offer a Theory of
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If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ Give yourself the gift of knowledge with a subscription to Big Think Edge. http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge Michael Pollan explains what goes on during the mental fireworks of a psychedelic experience. – If your
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If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ Even if computer technology continues to double every 18 months—which is doubtful—we could put a chip in robots’ brains to shut them off if they start to get murderous. Read more
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Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the
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Too many people understand meditation as a way to banish worldly thoughts, but your thoughts will never go away, says Jon Kabat-Zinn. You’ve got to observe them like a scientist. Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/jon-kabat-zinn-on-meditation-and-thoughts-as-bubbles Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Transcript – It doesn’t take long when you start to
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In art school, Phil Hansen developed an unruly tremor in his hand that kept him from creating the pointillist drawings he loved. Hansen was devastated, floating without a sense of purpose. Until a neurologist made a simple suggestion: embrace this limitation … and transcend it. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks
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If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ In this clip Neil deGrasse Tyson primes your neurons for his 3-part Big Think Mentor (http://goo.gl/06gYu) workshop on Inventing Your Future. Tyson, a theoretical physicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium,
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