The secret to self control | Jonathan Bricker | TEDxRainier

The secret to self control | Jonathan Bricker | TEDxRainier

Translator: Emanuele Rossi Reviewer: TED Translators admin Let me tell you about my mom. My mom was 42 years old when I was born, and she started exercising for the first time in her life. She started by running around the block, and then she started doing 5K races, and then she started doing 10K races. And after that, she ran a marathon, and after that, my mom did a…

The psychology of self-motivation | Scott Geller | TEDxVirginiaTech

The psychology of self-motivation | Scott Geller | TEDxVirginiaTech

Translator: Quan Sun Reviewer: Denise RQ Thank you. Thank you. Beyond boundaries. What a theme, huh? Now, when I think of boundaries, I think of rules, regulations, and restrictions. And I think of the parents, and the teachers, and the supervisors, who hold us accountable with regard to those boundaries. That’s not a bad thing. Yeah, I know, if you’re like me, I need supervisors, I need someone holding me…

Why are we happy? Why aren’t we happy? | Dan Gilbert

Why are we happy? Why aren’t we happy? | Dan Gilbert

When you have 21 minutes to speak, two million years seems like a really long time. But evolutionarily, two million years is nothing. And yet, in two million years, the human brain has nearly tripled in mass, going from the one-and-a-quarter-pound brain of our ancestor here, Habilis, to the almost three-pound meatloaf everybody here has between their ears. What is it about a big brain that nature was so eager…

How humor can fuel innovation | Barry Kudrowitz | TEDxUMN

How humor can fuel innovation | Barry Kudrowitz | TEDxUMN

Wow so I don't feel that humor gets the academic attention it deserves there's a humor for the sake of humor for example when I was a graduate student at MIT I worked on this ketchup whooping robot that somehow went viral and then there's humor that can lead to some serious innovation in my research I've studied connections between humor and creativity and there's one relatively well accepted theory…

Seeing Issues with Self-Driving Cars

Seeing Issues with Self-Driving Cars

it's been a long time since I filmed outside or in my car though according to some people I won't have to be sitting here for long which reminds me I recently picked up a large British audience because of a few videos I made so let me uh this should make them feel a little more at home and is oddly appropriate since this is what many people think…

Quantum Mechanics Debunks Materialism – Part 2

Quantum Mechanics Debunks Materialism - Part 2

you what very few people know is that the founding fathers of quantum mechanics were mystics and idealists for the most part they were very sympathetic to anti realism and in their mind quantum mechanics and all of their discoveries in the early 20th century completely destroyed the notion of a clockwork materialist universe and they got it and it's very shocking to actually go and read their writings and…

Quantum Mechanics Debunks Materialism – Part 1

Quantum Mechanics Debunks Materialism - Part 1

you I'm super excited to be talking about this topic this is a topic that I wanted to talk about for a long time but it's a tricky topic to approach properly because we need to cover this topic from many different angles simultaneously and there are a lot of traps of the mind that we can fall into very easily so we've had to build up to it this…