Tag Archives: TED

How one woman relieved her own grief through hypnosis

Kristin Rivas was newly married and only 21 when she started having non-neurological seizures. For months, she pursued a diagnosis as her symptoms worsened, but no doctor had an answer. Rivas had reached her emotional limit; Having upwards of 9 … Continue reading

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BJ Miller: What really matters at the end of life

20 minutes long video. Filmed March 2015 at TED2015 Spanish translation by Cesar Guadarrama, reviewed by Emma Gon. More talks in Spanish  Please click here for original link at TED talks At the end of our lives, what do we … Continue reading

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Sandrine Thuret: You can grow new brain cells. Here’s how TED Talk

Filmed June 2015 at TED@BCG London Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory … Continue reading

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Guy Winch: Why we all need to practice emotional first aid. TED talk

Filmed November 2014 at TEDxLinnaeusUniversity We’ll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with … Continue reading

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Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other’s minds. TED talk

Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009   Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Here, Rebecca Saxe shares fascinating lab work that uncovers how the brain thinks about … Continue reading

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Oliver Sacks: What hallucination reveals about our minds

Filmed February 2009 at TED2009   Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnet syndrome — when visually impaired people experience lucid hallucinations. He describes the experiences of his patients in heartwarming detail and walks us through … Continue reading

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Carol Dweck: The power of believing that we can improve

TEDxNorrkoping, 10:20 · Filmed Nov 2014. For original source please click here. Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways … Continue reading

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