A top newscaster in China, Wang Lifen is launching her latest venture, Umiwi, to call on the youth of China to make their own media. Here, her 5 most quotable TEDTalks.
Curated by Wang Lifen
Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.
TED2004, Filmed Feb 2004, Posted Sep 2006
Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, the author of Predictably Irrational, uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive (and sometimes shocking) research findings to show how we're not as rational as we think when we make decisions.
EG 2008, Filmed Dec 2008, Posted May 2009
Renowned classical Indian dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant was diagnosed with cancer in 2008. She tells her personal story of not only facing the disease but dancing through it, and gives a performance revealing the metaphor of strength that helped her do it.
TEDIndia 2009, Filmed Nov 2009, Posted Jun 2010
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