Veteran journalist Dan Harris was an anchor and correspondent for ABC News for 21 years. Then, a nationally televised panic attack changed everything.

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Dan Harris is a former ABC News anchor who reported from all over the world, covering wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and producing investigative reports in Haiti, Cambodia and the Amazon. But after experiencing an on-air panic attack while hosting Good Morning America, he knew he had to make changes. Despite initial misgivings, he turned to meditation.

Harris is the author of the book 10% Happier, a #1 New York Times bestseller. He is also the host of the Ten Percent Happier podcast and cofounder of the Ten Percent Happier meditation app. He lives in New York with his wife, son and three rescue cats.

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Intelligence: Notes from Session 3 of TED2022

April 11, 2022

The quest to better understand human intelligence — and to build more advanced artificial intelligence — is complex, knotty and exhilarating. In a wonderfully eclectic session, seven speakers explored the concept of intelligence as it applies to everything from a brain-computer interface to dragonflies, AI-powered art and meditation. The event: Talks from TED2022, Session 3: […]

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