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- -: Exercise and Your Brain - Sue Halpern

August 14, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

Complete video at: Sue Halpern discusses research on neurogenesis - the creation of new brain cells - in adult human beings, and examines the effects of exercise on this process. ----- Memory problems may be as common as gray ha...

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- -: When Instinct Trumps Reason - Jonah Lehrer

February 27, 2009 (almost 8 years ago)

Complete video at: Jonah Lehrer, author of How We Choose, discusses the limitations of rational thought and explains that while the human prefrontal cortex is a "magnificent piece of machinery," it easily short circuits when given too much in...

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- -: Brainwashing: The Key to Weight Loss? - Elizabeth Loftus

August 3, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: Elizabeth Loftus discusses her psychological work using false memories to influence food choices. By embedding a false food experience, Loftus found subjects avoided fattening foods after being convinced t...

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- -: The Power of Suggestion: How to Implant False Memories

August 6, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus discusses studying the power of suggestion, including implanting false memories in test subjects. After three suggestive interviews, Loftus found she was able to convince subj...

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- -: Long-Term Memory and the Brain

June 3, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel examines how long-term memories are formed in the brain. ----- Eric Kandel, who received the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, is professor of bioche...

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- -: Joshua Foer: Using Memory to Prolong Your (Perceived) Life

June 10, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: "Monotony collapses time. Novelty unfolds it," reads Joshua Foer from his book, Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, explaining that creating more worthwhile memories can lengt...

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- -: Why the Human Brain Can't Multitask

June 18, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, explains why the human brain struggles to process information that is presented "with the intensity and the quantity and the speed we find ourse...

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Queen Elizabeth II: The Queen's speech at the Irish State Dinner

May 18, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

The Queen celebrates the friendship of her country and Ireland at the Dublin Castle during her state visit.

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Jeff Hawkins: How Brain Science Will Change Computing

February 1, 2003 (almost 14 years ago)

In this talk, Jeff Hawkins talks to us about the human brain. He states that we have a lot of data about the brain but we still don't understand it. He also defines intelligence and how this brain research will result in advanced fundamental technology for the future.

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Source: TED

Barack Obama: President Obama's Eulogy for Senator Edward Kennedy

August 29, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Senator Edward Kennedy or Ted is remembered by Barack Obama through his touching and revealing eulogy about the straight yet rocky path the late senator has always treaded on.

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Source: The White House

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