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How does the brain work? How does it create inventions, the feeling of hunger, the sense of self? Watch these TED talks on the latest science of how we think.

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Hey, cloud. A little help?

Whatever you may think of the singularity, whether it’s coming or not or what, it’s fun to think what we might do with the cloud-based brain power that Ray Kurzweil proposes in ...

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All kinds of minds

9 talks • 2h 12m
These powerful stories shatter preconceived notions about mental illness, and pose the provocative question: What can the world learn from different kinds of minds?

How does my brain work?

9 talks • 2h 20m
How exactly does the brain -- a 3-pound snarl of nervous tissue -- create inspired inventions, the feeling of hunger, the experience of beauty, the sense of self? Researchers at the edge of science explain …

The autism spectrum

8 talks • 2h 05m
As autism diagnoses rise, it’s become a topic many are thinking about. Here, talks on the science of autism, as well as first-person accounts from those living with it.

Our brains: predictably irrational

12 talks • 3h 19m
The 3 pounds of jelly in our skulls allow us to reflect on our own consciousness -- and to make counterintuitive, irrational decisions. These talks explore why.
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