Kevin B. Jones:
Why curiosity is the key to science and medicine

TEDxSaltLakeCity · 17:13 · Filmed Sep 2015
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Science is a learning process that involves experimentation, failure and revision — and the science of medicine is no exception. Cancer researcher Kevin B. Jones faces the deep unknowns about surgery and medical care with a simple answer: honesty. In a thoughtful talk about the nature of knowledge, Jones shows how science is at its best when scientists humbly admit what they do not yet understand.

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Kevin B. Jones is a life-long student of human nature, fascinated most by the decision-making capacity intrinsic to each of us. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxSaltLakeCity, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.

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