Why incompetent people think they're amazing - David Dunning - TED-Ed


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The language of lying — Noah Zandan 05:42
The language of lying — Noah Zandan
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-language-of-lying-noah-zandan We hear anywhere from 10 to 200 lies a day. And although we’ve spent much of our history coming up with ways to detect these lies by tracking physiological changes in their tellers, these methods have proved unreliable. Is there a more direct approach? Noah Zandan uses some famous examples of lying to illustrate how we might use communications science to analyze the lies themselves. Lesson by Noah Zandan, animation by The Moving Company Animation Studio.
Can you solve the egg drop riddle? - Yossi Elran 04:47
Can you solve the egg drop riddle? - Yossi Elran
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-egg-drop-riddle-yossi-elran The city has just opened its one-of-a-kind Faberge Egg Museum, with a single egg displayed on each floor of a 100-story building -- and the world’s most notorious jewel thief already has her eyes on the prize. Can you help the thief formulate a plan that will drop the most expensive egg she can get safely into her waiting truck? Yossi Elran shows how. Lesson by Yossi Elran, directed by Artrake Studio. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Yuh Saito, Sarabeth...
How to stay calm when you know you'll be stressed | Daniel Levitin 12:21
How to stay calm when you know you'll be stressed | Daniel Levitin
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You're not at your best when you're stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking but potentially helping you survive, say, being attacked by a lion. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin thinks there's a way to avoid making critical mistakes in stressful situations, when your thinking becomes clouded — the pre-mortem. "We all are going to fail now and then," he says. "The idea is to think ahead to what those failures might be." TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the...
Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban 14:04
Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban
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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 hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window -- and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time. For more from Tim Urban, visit Wait But Why: http://www.waitbutwhy.com/ TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers...
8 traits of successful people - Richard St. John 07:18
8 traits of successful people - Richard St. John
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Ten years of research and 500 face-to-face-interviews led Richard St. John to a collection of eight common traits in successful leaders around the world.
5 tips to improve your critical thinking - Samantha Agoos 04:30
5 tips to improve your critical thinking - Samantha Agoos
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/5-tips-to-improve-your-critical-thinking-samantha-agoos Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, and it’s impossible to make a perfect choice every time. But there are many ways to improve our chances — and one particularly effective technique is critical thinking. Samantha Agoos describes a 5-step process that may help you with any number of problems. Lesson by Samantha Agoos, animation by Nick Hilditch.
How to practice effectively...for just about anything - Annie Bosler and Don Greene 04:50
How to practice effectively...for just about anything - Annie Bosler and Don Greene
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-practice-effectively-for-just-about-anything-annie-bosler-and-don-greene Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? Annie Bosler and Don Greene explain how practice affects the inner workings of our brains. Lesson by Annie Bosler and Don Greene, animation by Martina Meštrović.
Questions No One Knows the Answers to (Full Version) 12:08
Questions No One Knows the Answers to (Full Version)
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In the first of a new TED-Ed series designed to catalyze curiosity, TED Curator Chris Anderson shares his boyhood obsession with quirky questions that seem to have no answers. (Introducing the series "Questions no one knows the answers to") "Questions No One Knows the Answers to" was animated by Andrew Park (http://www.cognitivemedia.co.uk)
An AI tried to play mario... This is the result 05:38
An AI tried to play mario... This is the result
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New video using the same ai here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtarckZgXEY It's an AI that plays nes games Creator: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~tom7/mario/ To learn how to use it go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7v5wff5YBQ This Video took 4 days to create so if you liked it leave a thumbs up! Wana see it play a different game leave a comment below!
A brief history of banned numbers - Alessandra King 04:43
A brief history of banned numbers - Alessandra King
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-brief-history-of-banned-numbers-alessandra-king They say the pen is mightier than the sword, and authorities have often agreed. From outlawed religious tracts and revolutionary manifestos to censored and burned books, we know the potential power of words to overturn the social order. But as strange as it may seem, some numbers have also been considered dangerous enough to ban. Alessandra King details the history behind illegal numbers. Lesson by Alessandra King, directed by Juan M. Urbina Studios. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible. Yankai Liu,...
What is bipolar disorder? - Helen M. Farrell 05:58
What is bipolar disorder? - Helen M. Farrell
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-bipolar-disorder-helen-m-farrell The word bipolar means ‘two extremes.’ For the many millions experiencing bipolar disorder around the world, life is split between two different realities: elation and depression. So what causes this disorder? And can it be treated? Helen M. Farrell describes the root causes and treatments for bipolar disorder. Lesson by Helen M Farrell, animation by Uncle Ginger.
How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure 09:59
How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure
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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 exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much...
How the food you eat affects your brain - Mia Nacamulli 04:53
How the food you eat affects your brain - Mia Nacamulli
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-food-you-eat-affects-your-brain-mia-nacamulli When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch? Or so restless at night? Mia Nacamulli takes you into the brain to find out. Lesson by Mia Nacamulli, animation by Private Island.
Can you solve the three gods riddle? - Alex Gendler 04:54
Can you solve the three gods riddle? - Alex Gendler
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-three-gods-riddle-alex-gendler You and your team have crash-landed on an ancient planet. Can you appease the three alien overlords who rule it and get your team safely home? Created by logician Raymond Smullyan, and popularized by his colleague George Boolos, this riddle has been called the hardest logic puzzle ever. Alex Gendler shows how to solve it. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Artrake Studio.
Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? - Maryam Alimardani 06:10
Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? - Maryam Alimardani
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Download a free audiobook and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: http://www.audible.com/teded Check out Cixin Liu's "The Three Body Problem": https://shop.ed.ted.com/collections/ted-ed-book-recommendations/products/the-three-body-problem View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/are-you-a-body-with-a-mind-or-a-mind-with-a-body-maryam-alimardani Our bodies – the physical, biological parts of us — and our minds — the thinking, conscious aspects — have a complicated, tangled relationship. Which one primarily defines you or your self? Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? Maryam Alimardani investigates. Lesson by Maryam Alimardani, directed by Ivana Bošnjak & Thomas Johnson. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible. Shooteram, Catherine Sverko, Nik...
Why do we dream? - Amy Adkins 05:38
Why do we dream? - Amy Adkins
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-dream-amy-adkins In the 3rd millennium BCE, Mesopotamian kings recorded and interpreted their dreams on wax tablets. In the years since, we haven't paused in our quest to understand why we dream. And while we still don’t have any definitive answers, we have some theories. Amy Adkins reveals the top seven reasons why we might dream. Lesson by Amy Adkins, animation by Clamanne Studio.
Why do people join cults? - Janja Lalich 06:27
Why do people join cults? - Janja Lalich
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-people-join-cults-janja-lalich Today, there are thousands of cults around the world. Broadly speaking, a cult is a group or movement with a shared commitment to a usually extreme ideology that’s typically embodied in a charismatic leader. But what exactly differentiates cults from other groups – and why do people join them? Janja Lalich describes how cults recruit and manipulate their members. Lesson by Janja Lalich, animation by Globizco.
Time Travel in Fiction Rundown 08:05
Time Travel in Fiction Rundown
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Thanks to YouTube RED’s new original series, LIFELINE, for sponsoring this video. Watch the first episode for free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ru4zkxNuJ_I And thanks to my friends Sam and Niko (and all the rest) at the Corridor Digital channel for making awesome videos. Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Link to Patreon Supporters: http://www.minutephysics.com/supporters/ For ages I’ve been thinking about doing a video analyzing time travel in fiction and doing a comparison of different fictional time travels – some do use wormholes, some relativistic/faster than light travel with time dilation, some closed timelike curves, some have essentially “magic” or no consistent rules that make any sense, or TARDIS's,...
Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? | David Epstein 14:54
Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? | David Epstein
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When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way. Yet as David Epstein points out in this delightfully counter-intuitive talk, we might want to lay off the self-congratulation. Many factors are at play in shattering athletic records, and the development of our natural talents is just one of them. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks...
Top 10 Places You Won't Believe The Golden Ratio & Fibonacci Sequence Appears 11:08
Top 10 Places You Won't Believe The Golden Ratio & Fibonacci Sequence Appears
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The golden ratio, or 1.618, is a proportion based on the Fibonacci sequence and can be found almost anywhere in life, probably even in the room where you are sitting. The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers where each number is the sum of the two previous numbers. Subscribe for more! ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedSubscribe ◄ Stay updated ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedFacebook https://twitter.com/BeAmazedVideos https://instagram.com/BeAmazedVideos ◄ For copyright queries or general inquiries please get in touch: beamazedvideos@gmail.com Credit: https://pastebin.com/9bVRWtbg Here we will explore some of the many places where you can find the golden ratio and the Fibonacci sequence. The Great Pyramids of Giza - The...
How Restaurants Use Psychology to Make You Spend More Money 06:27
How Restaurants Use Psychology to Make You Spend More Money
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How to make your writing suspenseful - Victoria Smith 04:36
How to make your writing suspenseful - Victoria Smith
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-make-your-writing-suspenseful-victoria-smith What makes a good horror story? Hideous monsters and fountains of blood might seem like a good place to start, but as horror author H.P. Lovecraft wrote, “The oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” Writers harness that fear not by revealing horrors, but by leaving the audience hanging in a state of suspense. Victoria Smith gives some tips for adding suspense to your writing. Lesson by Victoria Smith, directed by Silvia Prietov. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not...
Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull 15:04
Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull
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Why is it that so many people think they can’t draw? Where did we learn to believe that? Graham Shaw will shatter this illusion – quite literally - in a very practical way. He’ll demonstrate how the simple act of drawing has the power to make a positive difference in the world. Graham specialises in the art of communication and has helped thousands of people to make important presentations. He is perhaps best known for his use of fast cartoon drawings to communicate ideas and is the author of ‘The Art of Business Communication’. This talk was given at a TEDx event...
Why Should We Care About Higher Dimensions?? 17:54
Why Should We Care About Higher Dimensions??
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Why is it so hard to cure cancer? - Kyuson Yun 05:23
Why is it so hard to cure cancer? - Kyuson Yun
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How good are you with money? What about reading people’s emotions? How healthy are you, compared to other people you know? Knowing how our skills stack up against others is useful in many ways. But psychological research suggests that we’re not very good at evaluating ourselves accurately. In fact, we frequently overestimate our own abilities. David Dunning describes the Dunning-Kruger effect.

Lesson by David Dunning, directed by Wednesday Studio, music and sound by Tom Drew.

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