Society

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

Video playlists about Society

The political mind

6 talks • 1h 22m
How do politics affect psychology, influence behavior and create polarization? A quest to demystify what the political does to society and the mind (and vice versa).

Celebrating (and deconstructing) the gender spectrum

12 talks • 2h 26m
These talks celebrate and break down what it means to live outside society's traditional (and outdated) understanding of gender.

Little-known big history

15 talks • 3h 18m
A collection of histories the textbooks left out ...

Why art is essential to democracy

10 talks • 2h 7m
Art invites viewers into perspectives and ways of life different from their own -- and with that, helps foster a sense of empathy required for democracy. Learn about the creative avenues art takes in giving power to the people.

Exclusive articles about Society

How archaeology has shaped me as a parent

TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak has learned some key lessons about parenthood from her work as an archaeologist. At the same time, becoming a parent has given her new insights int...
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