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How does the brain work? How does it create inventions, the feeling of hunger, the sense of self? Watch these TED talks on the latest science of how we think.

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How to be good at stress

What does it mean to be “good” at stress? Does it mean you don’t get stressed out? That you stay calm under pressure and bounce back from adversity? Actually, no. The truth of s...

How to hear the world through your back

“We’re interested in how we can feed information to the brain via unusual sensory channels,” says David Eagleman, as he leans back in his chair and sips his cup of tea. The neur...

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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?

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 …

The autism spectrum

9 talks • 2h 19m
Explore the science of autism -- and listen to the stories of people who live 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.
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