Find repose by exciting the mind. Some of the world's leading thinkers offer the books that inspired them and their work. Skim the list for your favorite speakers, or get nerdy on a topic you've always wanted to know more about. Below find 52 books, recommended by TED speakers.
Creative Confidence, by Tom Kelley and David Kelley
About this event: After a brief introductory TEDx video, four TED Talks were screened:
Video presenters included:
Leadership Expert Simon Sinek, “How Great Leaders Inspire Action”
Business Educator Eddie Obeng, “Smart Failure for a Fast-Changing World”
Information Security Manager David Grady, “How to Save the World (or at least yourself) from Bad Meetings”
Event details: Northbrook, Illinois, United States · March 24, 2016
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely
Ariely (TED Talk: How to change your behavior for the better), a professor of psychology and behavioral economics, reveals through many studies why we so often behave in a way that totally contradicts logic. While reading it, I had to smile many times because I cou...
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When you want to understand why we humans do what we do
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely (TED Talk: Our buggy...
One afternoon, Kees Moeliker got a research opportunity few ornithologists would wish for: A flying duck slammed into his glass office building, died, and then ... what happened next would change his life. [Note: Contains graphic images and descriptions of sexual behavior in animals.]
This is about understanding the importance of trust. How much it affects society. How much it moves us. And what it is its function.
How do we increase trust? What are the things that could get trust to be higher and the things that could get trust to be lower in society and how could we add trust? And finally, a couple of examples trying to se...
Experiência interativa com o público. / Interactive experiment with the audience.
Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Economics at Duke University, is dedicated to answering questions in order to help people live more sensible – if not rational – lives. His interests span a wide range of behaviors, and his sometim...