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A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Choice.
Video playlists about Choice
Our brains: predictably irrational
14 talks •
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.
Everything you thought ... was wrong
12 talks •
12 counterintuitive talks to flip your thinking on everything from shoes to aid organizations to the universe.
What makes you happy?
14 talks •
Everyone wants to be happy. But how, exactly, does one go about it? Here, psychologists, journalists, Buddhist monks and more gives answers that may surprise.
Talks about Choice
How to shift your mindset and choose your future
How to turn off work thoughts during your free time
3 lessons on decision-making from a poker champion
3 ways to make better decisions — by thinking like a computer
Do you really know why you do what you do?
Mariano Sigman and Dan Ariely
How can groups make good decisions?
Why you should define your fears instead of your goals
3 principles for creating safer AI
A burial practice that nourishes the planet
The ethical dilemma of designer babies
How to gain control of your free time
We need nuclear power to solve climate change
Can a divided America heal?
Your smartphone is a civil rights issue
The unexpected challenges of a country's first election
Machine intelligence makes human morals more important
See all 47 talks on Choice