The power to think ahead in a reckless age | Bina Venkataraman
24 hours ago

In a forward-looking talk, author Bina Venkataraman answers a pivotal question of our time: How can we secure our future and do right by future generations?

"Everything happens for a reason" -- and other lies I've loved | Kate Bowler
3 months ago

In life's toughest moments, how do you go on living? Kate Bowler has been exploring this question ever since she was diagnosed with stage IV cancer at age 35.

How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure
5 years ago

Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal ...

My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic
6 years ago

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Just before his passing on January 10, 2014, Sam Berns was a Junior at Foxboro High ...

How to build your confidence -- and spark it in others | Brittany Packnett
3 months ago

"Confidence is the necessary spark before everything that follows," says educator and activist Brittany Packnett. In an inspiring talk, she shares three ways to ...

Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker
4 months ago

Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature's best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, ...

How craving attention makes you less creative | Joseph Gordon-Levitt
6 days ago

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten more than his fair share of attention from his acting career. But as social media exploded over the past decade, he got addicted ...

The Magic of Not Giving a F*** | Sarah Knight | TEDxCoconutGrove
2 years ago

Warning: Strong Language The bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck and Get Your Sh*t Together, Sarah Knight, outlines her ...

What makes you special? | Mariana Atencio | TEDxUniversityofNevada
3 years ago

NBC News journalist Mariana Atencio has traveled the world from Haiti to Hong Kong. In her TEDx talk, Mariana tells us how the people she's met along the way ...

If I should have a daughter ... | Sarah Kay
8 years ago

http://www.ted.com "If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two ...

Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth
2 years ago

Right now, billions of neurons in your brain are working together to generate a conscious experience -- and not just any conscious experience, your experience ...

The psychology of self-motivation | Scott Geller | TEDxVirginiaTech
6 years ago

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Scott Geller is Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech and Director of the ...

Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban
3 years ago

Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this ...

10 ways to have a better conversation | Celeste Headlee
4 years ago

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste ...

How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris
5 years ago

Childhood trauma isn't something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and ...

When do kids start to care about other people's opinions? | Sara Valencia Botto
5 days ago

Drawing on her research into early childhood development, psychologist Sara Valencia Botto investigates when (and how) children begin to change their ...

The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU
8 years ago

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB As the Athletic Director and head coach of the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson ...

This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch
4 years ago

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes ...

My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story | Sue Klebold
3 years ago

Sue Klebold is the mother of Dylan Klebold, one of the two shooters who committed the Columbine High School massacre, murdering 12 students and a teacher.

After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver
4 years ago

In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. Recorded at ...

Why we're unhappy -- the expectation gap | Nat Ware | TEDxKlagenfurt
5 years ago

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Why are we getting richer but not happier? Why do lottery winners ...

Load More