Posts Categorized: TED Talks

My Favorite 2017 TED Talks #1

Meet the Microscopic Life in Your Home—and on Your Face by Anne Madden This is my favorite talk from this year’s TED conference. Enjoy! Click here to watch the video   

2015 TED Talk

Can We Create New Senses For Humans? by David Eagleman This thought-provoking talk is a pleasure to watch from beginning to end! Click here to watch David Eagleman’s talk

The Power of Believing That You Can Improve

A TEDx Norrkoping Talk, by Carol Dweck Dr. Dweck explains the power of responding to children with “Not Yet” when they’re having trouble understanding. If they are told “Not Yet”, they experience a problem as one they can solve given time and guidance, rather than something they have “failed”. Instead of setting children up for failure, low self-esteem, and cheating,... Read more »

2015 TED Talk: How Our Microbes Make Us Who We Are

This is a truly fascinating subject, and it reminds me of the research on parasites that affect behavior. If you’re interested in reading more, there was a great article in the New York Times by Natalie Angier in 2007: In Parasite Survival, Ploys to Get Help From a Host Click here to watch Rob Knight’s talk