Other Great TED Talks

Ami Klin: A New Way to Diagnose Autism

Ami Klin is a psychologist that researches autism, and uses of his expertise to show us a pioneer way of giving an early diagnosis for people on the autism spectrum. The technology allows for professionals to diagnose the condition on babies, giving them the change to greatly improve the prognostics.

Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

Modern society often pressures us to be our most busy self, but mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe uses this TED Talk to teaches us the power of using just 10 minutes of our day to do nothing and just appreciate what’s happening all around us.

Brené Brown: Listening to shame

When we feel shame, our first instinct is to cover it and don’t let it show- but what happens if we confront it instead? Brené Brown’s argument is that this is, in fact, a more healthy way of dealing with it, and she explains it all in a humorous and fun way.

Chip Conley: Measuring what makes life worthwhile

Chip Conley works in the hospitality industry and draws from his experiences as a professional to show us the development of a business model that has its main focus on happiness, with a Buddhist twist to it.

David Pizarro: The strange politics of disgust

Psychologist and emotion researcher David Pizarro enlighten us on an improbable connection: that between our perception of disgust and our political beliefs. David manages to explain how he came to this unlikely conclusion with evidence-based facts.

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Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness

What makes us truly happy, and why? Psychologist Dan Gilbert tackles these matters as he reveals the counterintuitive fact that just because we didn’t get what we want, doesn’t mean we’re not happy.

Elyn Saks: A Tale of Mental Illness — From the Inside

In this poignant and deep TED Talk, professor Elyn Saks shares her lifelong struggle with schizophrenia to urge us to treat people with mental illnesses more empathically and respectfully.

Janine Shepherd: A broken body isn’t a broken person

While bike riding, ex cross-country athlete Janine Sheperd was hit by a bus and lost her dream of being an Olympic medalist. In this TED Talk, she shares her powerful story, and brings forward a discussion about healing and allowing yourself to pursue new goals.

Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds

Researcher Temple Grandin gives a look inside her mind as a person with autism, allowing us to better understand how she can “think in pictures”, and why people on the autistic spectrum have the potential of changing the world.

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