Do we need beauty to enjoy ourselves, or do we need it to survive?
TED speakers suggest reasons why humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty.
"If you have something to give, give it now." – Mark Bezos
In this hour, stories from TED speakers who are "giving it away" in new and surprising ways, and the things that happen in return.
TED speakers explore the power of how we communicate.
In this hour, TED speakers reflect on how words and methods of communication affect us, more than you might expect.
When typical solutions fall short, why not find a different way?
In this hour, TED speakers dare to hack the brain, the climate, and the animal kingdom in hopes of creating a better world.
"We all look through family albums. We all hear stories at the dinner table. ... They become incorporated into what we believe we actually remember." — Scott Fraser
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Memory is malleable, dynamic and elusive. In this hour, TED speakers discuss how a nimble memory can improve your life, and how a frail one might ruin someone else's.
What does it mean to believe?
In this hour, TED speakers offer perspectives on belief from all ends of the spectrum, from atheists to the devout.
In this episode, TED speakers will make you think twice about things you thought were true.
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In this hour, TED speakers move beyond conventional wisdom and reveal complex realities about what we think we know to be true.
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.
Is success objective or subjective?
In this hour, TED speakers share ideas about what makes us successful.
"I am everything I am today, because of my past. ... It would be very difficult for me to say I wish I were a different person." — Maajid Nawaz
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Life can change radically in an instant. How do we reconcile the before and the after — our former selves with who we've become? In this hour, we hear from TED speakers who have been shaped by profound turning points in their lives.
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