Tag Archives: TEDxTalks

Society’s Sweet Tooth… the Brain’s Response to Sugar | Amanda Maracle | TEDxQueensU

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to start off by telling you a story. It’s about a woman named Barbara. Now, unfortunately for Barbara, when she was young, unhealthy habits were modeled at home. And several of her close relatives struggled with a very specific type of disorder. As Barbara got older, she …

How do smart people make smart decisions? | Gerd Gigerenzer | TEDxNorrköping

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Carlos Arturo Morales How to make good decisions? If you open a book on rational choice, you will likely read the following message: look before you leap, analyze before you act. List all alternatives, all the consequences, and estimate the utilities and do the calculation. This is a beautiful mathematical scheme, …

I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying | Dr. Christopher Kerr | TEDxBuffalo

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Denise RQ I read a recent survey, and the title was, “Survey on American Fears,” and what Americans fear most is public speaking and dying. In other words, my TEDx talk. (Laughter) If that weren’t tough enough, tonight’s topic is illumination, and the question is really: can dying be illuminating? What …

The power of culture in a global society – discover your cultural heritage | Nahomi Aso | TEDxTohoku

(Music) (Music and singing) (Music ends) Hello, everyone. My name is Nahomi Aso. I perform and teach traditional Japanese dance, under the stage name Wakayagi Baikyo. I live in Shiroishi, to the south of Sendai. The children you saw earlier are my students from Shiroishi. They come to my Japanese dance class offered for free …