The event: Talks and performances from TED Fellows, celebrating the 10th anniversary of this life-changing, world-changing program. Session 1 is hosted by TED Fellows director Shoham Arad and TED Senior Fellow Jedidah Isler. When and where: Monday, April 15, 2019, 10:30am, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC. Opening: We begin the day by […]Continue reading
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Laurel Braitman is a bestselling author, historian and anthropologist of science. Her book Animal Madness was a New York Times bestseller, and her collaborations with musicians, artists and scientists have been featured on the BBC, NPR and elsewhere. She is currently a writer-in-residence at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she helps physicians, medical students and staff tell better stories -- both for themselves and their patients.
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Poll: Do you understand your pet’s emotions, and do they understand yours? The TED community answers
Pets: they are just like us. Well, maybe. In her TED Talk, “Depressed dogs, cats with OCD—what animal madness means for us humans,” Laurel Braitman shares her seven years of research on the mental health of animals. “What I discovered is that I do believe they can suffer from mental illness, and [that] trying to […]Continue reading