Prison

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

Exclusive articles about Prison

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...

Why I believe the death penalty is wrong

Three men were killed by lethal injection in the United States within a 24-hour period last week. That’s right, the industrial prison complex roared back into action after a bot...

Video playlists about Prison

Life in—and after—prison

7 talks • 1h 13m
More than 2.3 million people in the United States are in prison or jail. Here, talks that speak to the experience of life behind bars—and different perspectives on what can make it a rehabilitating experience.

Talks about Prison


TED Books

TED Book: Rewiring our Morality

Rewiring Our Morality

What goes on in the mind of a murderer? Neuroscientist Daniel Reisel explains and reveals that even hardened criminals can change, right down to their neurons.
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