What motivates explorers to venture into the unknown?
In this hour, TED speakers share stories of going to the brink of human endurance and the edge of our world.
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What drives discovery?
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Why do some people spend years trying to answer a single question, or even risk their lives to discover something new? In this hour, TED speakers explore how curiosity leads to unexpected places.
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What can animals teach us about ourselves?
Our relationship with animals is complicated: we love and fear them; hunt, consume and protect them. In this hour, TED speakers explore what happens when humans and animals interact.
Babies and young children are "already about as smart as they could possibly be."
Why do we put so much effort in making kids think and act like us? In this hour, TED speakers explore the different ways babies and children learn — from the womb, to the playground, to the web.
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