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Meet the man who bumped his head and woke up with a brand new talent

  Published by BBC2, March 11th 2017, Facebook page. To watch from original source please click here  

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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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The linguistic genius of babies

Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old … Continue reading

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Nancy Kanwisher: A neural portrait of the human mind. TED Talk

Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 Fascinating update in new technological advances studying the brain. Face perception. Places. Bodies. Visual motion. Colour information. Sounds with pitch. Speech. Language. Thinking about what another person is thinking! Brains are like muscles. MRI (Magnetic resonance … Continue reading

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Honest liars — the psychology of self-deception: Cortney Warren at TEDxUNLV

YouTube, published May 2 2014. To watch from source please click here. Refusing to believe what is true and insisting to believe what it is not. Our thoughts deceive us through cognitive distortions. Polirised thinking/thinking in extremes. Emotional reasoning: thinking … Continue reading

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How do you explain consciousness?

  TED2014 · 18:37 · Filmed Mar 2014. Shared from Youtube, please click here for original link. Our consciousness is a fundamental aspect of our existence, says philosopher David Chalmers: “There’s nothing we know about more directly…. but at the same time it’s the most … Continue reading

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Embrace the near win

By Sarah Lewis, TED2014, Filmed March 2012 Art historian and critic Sarah Lewis celebrates creativity and shows how it can lead us through fear and failure to ultimate success. Full Bio by clicking here. “We build out of an unfinished idea, … Continue reading

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