Humans acquire epigenetic molecules that switch certain genes on and off from all over the place, including from parents, environment, and experiences.
A demo of experiments from Google’s Cultural Institute and Art Project.
“There’s a flip side to everything,” the saying goes, and in 2 minutes, Derek Sivers shows this is true in a few ways you might not expect.
The shared patterns of our lives pass into the pages of the books we love.
Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them?
Organizational psychologist Adam Grant shares three unexpected habits of thinkers who dream up new ideas and put them into the world.
Before he was Kylo Ren in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Adam Driver was a United States Marine. He tells the story of how he brings self-expression to the armed forces.
Sam Berns is a high school student with Progeria, a rare, rapid-aging disease. But that hasn’t stopped him from living a fulfilled life.
Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.
If you’re not sure you want to do one thing for the rest of your life, you’re not alone.
If liberals and conservatives could combine their obsessive worldviews, we could lift up all people.
What if happiness was the key to breaking the effects of addiction?
In this incisive talk, Jessica Shortall makes the impassioned case that the reality of new working motherhood in America is both hidden and horrible: millions of women, every year, are forced back to work within just weeks of giving birth.
Modern Parenting has changed the way parents understand their role in raising their children. It’s not always the land of milk and honey. — If you were to know me on a personal level you’d know that I have a love for TED Talks that is almost unmatched against other content available on the internet.…
Author, professor, and parent Joy Ladin speaks on her transition from male to female and how it has made her think about what it really means to be “a woman.”
In 48 hours I’ll be speaking at TEDxSMU… and I’d like to share how this happened in case you are looking for your path to TED