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Confirmation Bias: Why Do Our Brains Love Fake News?
The Power of belief — mindset and success | Eduardo Briceno | TEDxManhattanBeach
Why We Like Bad News
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Why We Like Bad News

[♪ INTRO] If you read the headlines today, you probably come away feeling like the world is a scary, dangerous, hopeless place. But in reality, many things are better now than ever. Worldwide homicide rates have largely been dropping for

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Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain | Ruairi Robertson | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica
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Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain | Ruairi Robertson | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Imagine this… You have just won ten million dollars in the lottery. Congratulations. (Laughter) You have just eaten the most delicious, warm, chocolate brownie that has ever been baked. (Laughter) You… have just had

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Wireless wake-up call | Jeromy Johnson | TEDxBerkeley
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Wireless wake-up call | Jeromy Johnson | TEDxBerkeley

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to begin by asking a few questions. Who knows if they have a wireless smart meter on their home? Okay. And who has their smartphone in their pocket right now? Great. And who’s

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Ongoing Rehabilitation Helps to Restore Independence
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Traumatic Brain Injury: Ongoing Rehabilitation Helps to Restore Independence

Therapist: Now I want you to push my hand forward. So how did you initiate that movement, what did you do? You went UGH, with your body. So I want it all to come from the shoulder. Ready, yeah. I

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Microbiome: Gut Bugs and You | Warren Peters | TEDxLaSierraUniversity
The divided brain — interview with Iain McGilchrist | VIEWPOINT
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The divided brain — interview with Iain McGilchrist | VIEWPOINT

Iain: There are an enormous number of aspects of modernist culture, the culture of the last hundred years or so, which simulates schizophrenia. Brent: Well, it’s my pleasure to welcome Dr. Iain McGilchrist, psychiatrist and author of “The Master and

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Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development
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Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

Piaget’s theory argues that we have to conquer four stages of cognitive development. First, the sensori-motor stage. Second, the pre-operational stage. Third the concrete operational stage and fourth the formal operational stage. Only once we have gone through all the

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