A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of communication.

Video playlists about Communication

Our digital lives

13 talks • 2h 19m
Our hyper-connected lives have been rewired for the digital age. These talks explore how the Internet and social media are shaping our relationships, personal lives and sense of self.

Spoken-word fireworks

9 talks • 2h 3m
Brave and beautiful expressions from some of the world's most talented spoken-word performers, who weave stories in words and gestures.

Talks to help you be a better listener

9 talks • 2h 23m
Talks on the importance of listening, and how to do it much better.

Talks for people who love words

12 talks • 2h 28m
As Wittgenstein wrote, "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world." Watch talks by linguists, data analysts and word nerds.
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Exclusive articles about Communication

How to unlock your family history

The Great Thanksgiving Listen aims to capture the stories of a generation of elders over one weekend. But really, these great questions from StoryCorps are useful every day. “Im...

Don’t kill your language

The world may want you to speak English to seem “global” or “sophisticated.” Here’s why you should resist. Preserve your mother tongue! Suzanne Talhouk speaks Arabic, her native...
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TRH: Communication

Episode: Spoken & Unspoken

We communicate with each other in all sorts of ways, spoken and unspoken. But can words actually change human behavior, even alter the course of history? In this hour, TED speakers reflect on how our words and methods of communication affect us, more than you might expect. Listen now