Children

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

Video playlists about Children

Talks to watch with kids

11 talks • 2h 13m
Fun, informative and captivating talks to inspire young minds.

Stand up to bullying

6 talks • 1h 13m
Sometimes bullying is verbal—an upsetting nickname, a disheartening taunt. Other times it’s physical. These speakers' words might just stop it in all forms.

The genius of babies

5 talks • 1h 25m
Curious what goes on inside a tiny human mind? They can’t talk (yet), but babies know a lot more than you think.

Talks to watch with the entire family

10 talks • 1h 53m
No matter the generation, these talks are perfect for bringing everyone together to learn, wonder and laugh.
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Talks about Children

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Exclusive articles about Children

The neuroscience of ADHD

Half of the American preschoolers diagnosed with ADHD are given drugs to treat the symptoms. Is that necessary? Is there another way? Neurobiologist David Anderson is alarmed by...

Want to be an artist? First, go a little nuts

Your guide to running a mad dash into creative life. Korean novelist Young-ha Kim (TED Talk, Be an artist, right now) understands if you’re too busy, too tired or too flat-out d...
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TED Books

Beware Dangerism!

by Gever Tulley
The world is no more dangerous than when we were kids, so why don't we let kids take risks? Gever Tulley takes on our media-inflated fears.
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