Neuroscience

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

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Can prison be a place of redemption?

In 1991, Shaka Senghor shot and killed a man. Yes, his is a story of atonement and rehabilitation — but it didn’t always look like things would go that way. As he says in his T...

By the numbers

  $1.26 million in change is tossed into Rome’s Trevi Fountain each year. Legend has it that throwing a penny into the fountain guarantees the visitor a return trip to Rome. Th...
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Video playlists about Neuroscience

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 …

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?

The autism spectrum

7 talks • 1h 59m
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.