The Art of Choosing
Sheena Iyengar

Sheena Iyengar shows how people vary greatly in how they make choices and how their culture or upbringing influences their decision-making.

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Sheena Iyengar: The Art of Choosing

July 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Sheena Iyengar shows how people vary greatly in how they make choices and how their culture or upbringing influences their decision-making.

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Source: TED

Dan Ariely: Our Buggy Moral Code

February 1, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

In this talk, Dan Ariely makes a study of our moral code. He makes a series of systematic experimentation that leads to startling results in human behavior.

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Source: TED

Steven Pinker: Chalking it Up to the Blank Slate

February 1, 2003 (over 14 years ago)

In this talk, Linguist Steven Pinker tells us about the Blank Slate. He defines the popular notion and argues that it is an incorrect idea. He puts forward scientific proof that we all have qualities that we are already born with.

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Source: TED

Philip Zimbardo: Philip Zimbardo Prescribes a Healthy Take on Time

February 1, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

Social Psychologist Philip Zimbardo briefly explores how our decisions are affected by the way we look at our past, present, and future.

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Source: TED

Dan Ariely: Are We In Control of our Decisions?

December 1, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

In this talk, Dan Ariely gives us surprising findings in his reasearch about man's decision making. He discusses the various factors affecting us and our cognitive limits which largely determines the way we choose and decide.

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Source: TED

Sam Harris: Science Can Answer Moral Questions

February 1, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

In this talk, Sam Harris presents his case that Science can answer moral questions. Morality has long been a domain that religion has provided answers to, but with the arguments that Sam Harris shows us, this should change if we are to make a better world.

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Source: TED

Philip Zimbardo: Philip Zimbardo Shows How People Become Monsters ... or Heroes

February 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Social Psychologist Philip Zimbardo explores the age-old theme of good and evil by discussing the social processes that cause Dr. Jekylls to become Mr. Hydes - a transformation that he terms "the Lucifer Effect".

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Daniel Kahneman: The Riddle of Experience vs. Memory

February 1, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

In this talk, psychologist Daniel Kahneman tells us about happiness. That there are 2 selves, the "experiencing self" and the remembering self", both entities regard happiness in very distinct ways.

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Source: TED

Tom Wujec: Tom Wujec on 3 ways the Brain Creates Meaning

February 1, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

Information designer Tom Wujec explains how we can create and communicate more meaningful images by understanding how our brain processes meaning from the things we see.

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Source: TED

Jonathan Haidt: The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives

March 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

In this talk, Jonathan Haidt delves into our moral values. He goes back to the beginning of our morality and how it progresses to a liberal or conservative way of thinking.

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