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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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Why Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night are Illegal 04:31
Why Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night are Illegal
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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.
What causes kidney stones? - Arash Shadman 05:15
What causes kidney stones? - Arash Shadman
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-kidney-stones-arash-shadman The biggest kidney stone on record weighed more than a kilogram and was 17 centimeters in diameter. The patient didn’t actually swallow a stone the size of a coconut; kidney stones form inside the body. So how do they grow in the first place? And why are they so painful to get out? Arash Shadman shares the science behind kidney stones. Lesson by Arash Shadman, directed by TED-Ed.
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.
Why incompetent people think they're amazing - David Dunning 05:08
Why incompetent people think they're amazing - David Dunning
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-incompetent-people-think-they-re-amazing-david-dunning 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. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be...
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.
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.
What would happen if you didn’t drink water? - Mia Nacamulli 04:52
What would happen if you didn’t drink water? - Mia Nacamulli
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-would-happen-if-you-didn-t-drink-water-mia-nacamulli Water is essentially everywhere in our world, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy? Mia Nacamulli details the health benefits of hydration. Lesson by Mia Nacamulli, animation by Chris Bishop.
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)
What is the tragedy of the commons? - Nicholas Amendolare 04:58
What is the tragedy of the commons? - Nicholas Amendolare
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-the-tragedy-of-the-commons-nicholas-amendolare Is it possible that overfishing, super germs, and global warming are all caused by the same thing? In 1968, a man named Garrett Hardin sat down to write an essay about overpopulation. Within it, he discovered a pattern of human behavior that explains some of history’s biggest problems. Nicholas Amendolare describes the tragedy of the commons. Lesson by Nicholas Amendolare, directed by TED-Ed. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible. Brandy Jones, John Ess, Jessica James, Tom Lee, Stephen Michael Alvarez, Hoang Ton,...
History’s deadliest colors - J. V. Maranto 05:14
History’s deadliest colors - J. V. Maranto
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-s-deadliest-colors-j-v-maranto When radium was first discovered, its luminous green color inspired people to add it into beauty products and jewelry. It wasn’t until much later that we realized that radium’s harmful effects outweighed its visual benefits. Unfortunately, radium isn’t the only pigment that historically seemed harmless or useful but turned out to be deadly. J. V. Maranto details history’s deadliest colors. Lesson by J. V. Maranto, animation by Juan M. Urbina.
What makes muscles grow? - Jeffrey Siegel 04:20
What makes muscles grow? - Jeffrey Siegel
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View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-muscles-grow-jeffrey-siegel We have over 600 muscles in our bodies that help bind us together, hold us up, and help us move. Your muscles also need your constant attention, because the way you treat them on a daily basis determines whether they will wither or grow. Jeffrey Siegel illustrates how a good mix of sleep, nutrition and exercise keep your muscles as big and strong as possible. Lesson by Jeffrey Siegel, animation by Brett Underhill.
How does money laundering work? - Delena D. Spann 04:47
How does money laundering work? - Delena D. Spann
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-money-laundering-work-delena-d-spann Money laundering is the term for any process that “cleans” illegally obtained funds of their “dirty” criminal origins, allowing them to be used within the legal economy. And the practice is about as old as money itself. But how does it actually work? Delena D. Spann describes the ins and outs of money laundering. Lesson by Delena D. Spann, animation by Juan M. Urbina.
How People in Different Physical States See the World 07:46
How People in Different Physical States See the World
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Everybody sees the world differently. This statement applies not only to the fact that each person has a unique and individual view on things but also to the different physical conditions. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
The psychology of narcissism - W. Keith Campbell 05:10
The psychology of narcissism - W. Keith Campbell
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-psychology-of-narcissism-w-keith-campbell Narcissism isn’t just a personality type that shows up in advice columns; it’s actually a set of traits classified and studied by psychologists. But what causes it? And can narcissists improve on their negative traits? W. Keith Campbell describes the psychology behind the elevated and sometimes detrimental self-involvement of narcissists. Lesson by W. Keith Campbell, animation by TOGETHER.
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...
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,...
Why do we cry? The three types of tears - Alex Gendler 03:59
Why do we cry? The three types of tears - Alex Gendler
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-cry-the-three-types-of-tears-alex-gendler Whether we cry during a sad movie, while chopping onions, or completely involuntarily, our eyes are constantly producing tears. Alex Gendler tracks a particularly watery day in the life of Iris (the iris) as she cycles through basal, reflex and emotional tears. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by The Moving Company Animation Studio.
Why it’s so hard to cure HIV/AIDS - Janet Iwasa 04:31
Why it’s so hard to cure HIV/AIDS - Janet Iwasa
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-it-s-so-hard-to-cure-hiv-aids-janet-iwasa↵↵In 2008, something incredible happened: a man was cured of HIV. In over 70 million HIV cases, this was a first, and, so far, a last, and we don’t yet understand exactly how he was cured. But if we can cure people of various diseases, like malaria and hepatitis C, why can’t we cure HIV? Janet Iwasa examines the specific traits of the HIV virus that make it so difficult to cure.↵↵Lesson by Janet Iwasa, animation by Javier Saldeña.
Only a Schizophrenic or a Genius Can Answer This 06:12
Only a Schizophrenic or a Genius Can Answer This
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Many psychiatric tests and methods are used in order to find out what is going on in the patient’s head. Here are two simple questions that can be answered only by a person with schizophrenia or by an extraordinary genius person. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
The benefits of a bilingual brain - Mia Nacamulli 05:04
The benefits of a bilingual brain - Mia Nacamulli
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-speaking-multiple-languages-benefits-the-brain-mia-nacamulli It’s obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier — like traveling or watching movies without subtitles. But are there other advantages to having a bilingual (or multilingual) brain? Mia Nacamulli details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your brain healthy, complex and actively engaged. Lesson by Mia Nacamulli, animation by TED-Ed.
What happens when you have a concussion? - Clifford Robbins 06:16
What happens when you have a concussion? - Clifford Robbins
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View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-happens-when-you-have-a-concussion-clifford-robbins Each year in the United States, players of sports and recreational activities receive between 2.5 and 4 million concussions. How dangerous are all those concussions? The answer is complicated and lies in how the brain responds when something strikes it. Clifford Robbins explains the science behind concussions. Lesson by Clifford Robbins, directed by Boniato Studio.
What makes tattoos permanent? - Claudia Aguirre 04:26
What makes tattoos permanent? - Claudia Aguirre
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-tattoos-permanent-claudia-aguirre The earliest recorded tattoo was found on a Peruvian mummy in 6,000 BC. That's some old ink! And considering humans lose roughly 40,000 skin cells per hour, how do these markings last? Claudia Aguirre details the different methods, machines and macrophages (you'll see) that go into making tattoos stand the test of time. Lesson by Claudia Aguirre, animation by TOGETHER.
Why do cats act so weird? - Tony Buffington 04:58
Why do cats act so weird? - Tony Buffington
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-cats-act-so-weird-tony-buffington They’re cute, they’re lovable, and judging by the 26 billion views on over 2 million YouTube videos of them, one thing is certain: cats are very entertaining. But their strange feline behaviors, both amusing and baffling, leave many of us asking: Why do cats do that? Tony Buffington explains the science behind some of your cat’s strangest behaviors. Lesson by Tony Buffington, animation by Chintis Lundgren.
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We’ve harnessed electricity, sequenced the human genome, and eradicated smallpox. But after billions of dollars in research, we haven’t found a solution for a disease that affects more than 14 million people and their families at any given time. Why is it so difficult to cure cancer? Kyuson Yun explains the challenges.

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