Tag: brain

Building a Computer Like Your Brain

Building a Computer Like Your Brain

The human brain is the most powerful supercomputer in the world. All right, let’s see this electrical headquarters of yours in operation. It helps us navigate our environment by carrying out about one thousand trillion logical operations per…

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Invisible Diversity: A Story Of Undiagnosed Autism | Carrie Beckwith-Fellows | TEDxVilnius

Invisible Diversity: A Story Of Undiagnosed Autism | Carrie Beckwith-Fellows | TEDxVilnius

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Everyone in this room has a unique voice – something about you that is different from others. And I want you to take a moment to think about what that difference is….

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The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

Translator: Linda Anderson Reviewer: Rebecca DeHovitz So, I have a Facebook friend whose life seems perfect. She lives in a gorgeous house. And she has a really rewarding career. And she and her family go on all these…

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How to control someone else’s arm with your brain | Greg Gage

How to control someone else’s arm with your brain | Greg Gage

The brain is an amazing and complex organ. And while many people are fascinated by the brain, they can’t really tell you that much about the properties about how the brain works because we don’t teach neuroscience in…

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Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth

Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth

Just over a year ago, for the third time in my life, I ceased to exist. I was having a small operation, and my brain was filling with anesthetic. I remember a sense of detachment and falling apart…

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Smoking vs Vaping

Smoking vs Vaping

Cigarettes and Marijuana and have been used for centuries, but only recently has the process of vaporizing these substances become popular. So, what does science have to say about this technology? Is it actually better for you? When…

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Your brain on video games | Daphne Bavelier

Your brain on video games | Daphne Bavelier

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I’m a brain scientist, and as a brain scientist, I’m actually interested in how the brain learns, and I’m especially interested in a possibility of making our brains smarter, better and faster….

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How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

How do you explain when things don’t go as we assume? Or better, how do you explain when others are able to achieve things that seem to defy all of the assumptions? For example: Why is Apple so…

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The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki

The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki

What if I told you there was something that you can do right now that would have an immediate, positive benefit for your brain including your mood and your focus? And what if I told you that same…

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Why the universe seems so strange | Richard Dawkins

Why the universe seems so strange | Richard Dawkins

My title: “Queerer than we can suppose: the strangeness of science.” “Queerer than we can suppose” comes from J.B.S. Haldane, the famous biologist, who said, “Now, my own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than…

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