Communication

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

Exclusive articles about Communication

The scent of a female

Pheromones make for a good story: a mysterious, invisible quality is what makes you “biologically” attractive (or not) to others – and you have no control over it. It’s an easy ...

Video playlists about Communication

Our digital lives

11 talks • 1h 44m
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.

Ben Affleck: 8 talks that amazed me

8 talks • 2h 16m
Browse Ben Affleck's super 8, and his director's notes on why he picked them.

Stefan Sagmeister: My all-time favorites

5 talks • 1h 29m
Stefan Sagmeister prefers to watch with company: “I find watching TED Talks the most brilliant alternative to watching TV, especially with someone else while stopping and going and stopping and discussing it all.”

Alexis Ohanian: 9 talks about the Internet

9 talks • 2h 15m
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian picks 9 talks on the global idea flow. He says, "On an open Internet, where all links are created equal, good ideas win. Anyone, anywhere can share an idea that can be seen by millions."
See all 9 playlists on Communication


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