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A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of personality.
Video playlists about Personality
Who are you?
9 talks •
What makes you, well, you? Get to know yourself a bit better with this collection of thought-provoking talks.
In celebration of being alone, but not lonely
6 talks •
Sometimes, everyone’s a lot. These talks celebrate those moments when you just want to enjoy your own company.
Talks about Personality
What I learned from 2,000 obituaries
My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story
Mandy Len Catron
A better way to talk about love
Are you a giver or a taker?
How to speak up for yourself
Under 6 minutes
Ideas worth dating
Technology hasn't changed love. Here's why
Why some people are more altruistic than others
Why you should talk to strangers
My love letter to cosplay
Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality
10 myths about psychology, debunked
The psychology of your future self
The optimism bias
Is there a real you?
Life's third act
See all 19 talks on Personality