Intuition & Awareness

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Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body?
Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body?
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Our bodies – the physical, biological parts of us — and our minds — the thinking, conscious aspects...
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Human Nature: Paleolithic Emotions, Medieval Institutions, God-Like Technology
Human Nature: Paleolithic Emotions, Medieval Institutions, God-Like Technology
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Creativity might just be the defining trait that makes us human, says E.O. Wilson, two-time Pulitzer...
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Why Mythological Stories Are Tools for Deep Thinking
Why Mythological Stories Are Tools for Deep Thinking
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The story of Adam and Eve and their eviction from paradise is one of the most famous origin stories...
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Facts Don't Win Fights: Here’s How to Cut Through Confirmation Bias
Facts Don't Win Fights: Here’s How to Cut Through Confirmation Bias
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If you want someone to see an issue rationally, you just show them the facts, right? No one can refu...
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What Does Your Search History Say About You?
What Does Your Search History Say About You?
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Going Through Each Other's Search History: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvFt5aHLGHQ&t=2s
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Computers Can Now Predict Sexuality?
Computers Can Now Predict Sexuality?
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Researchers have developed a form of artificial intelligence that can identify whether or not someon...
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Why America Confuses Fantasy for Reality
Why America Confuses Fantasy for Reality
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The start of the 20th century was the birth of a strange new reality in the United States. The adven...
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How Your Amazing Brain Tells Time
How Your Amazing Brain Tells Time
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Need to know the time? Just look at a clock. But if your brain needs to tell the time, it's a whole...
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How your brain decides what is beautiful
How your brain decides what is beautiful
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Anjan Chatterjee uses tools from evolutionary psychology and cognitive neuroscience to study one of...
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How to Save the World from Future Disasters Being Ignored Today
How to Save the World from Future Disasters Being Ignored Today
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Before Bernie Madoff got caught, before Hurricane Katrina and Fukushima devastated cities, and befor...
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Are brains male or female?
Are brains male or female?
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Professor Daphna Joel explores the mistaken concept that brains can be either male or female, thus p...
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The Battle of Self Projection versus Who We Really Are
The Battle of Self Projection versus Who We Really Are
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To know who someone really is, don't look at their Facebook wall—look at their Google Search data. T...
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Why You Don't Have Free Will
Why You Don't Have Free Will
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'Societal conditioning' might sound like either a grim Orwellian brainwashing technique or a fancy n...
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The manipulative tricks tech companies use to capture your attention
The manipulative tricks tech companies use to capture your attention
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A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people...
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Erasing the Self, Living in a Dream, and Creating New Power Relationships
Erasing the Self, Living in a Dream, and Creating New Power Relationships
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"The line between what it means to be dreaming and what it means to be awake is going to become very...
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What happens in your brain when you pay attention?
What happens in your brain when you pay attention?
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Attention isn't just about what we focus on -- it's also about what our brains filter out. By invest...
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Do Humans Have Free Will, Or Are We Programmed By Society?
Do Humans Have Free Will, Or Are We Programmed By Society?
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For many years, Joscha Bach could not understand why humans flock so strongly towards religion and i...
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How to Develop Your Critical Thinking Skills
How to Develop Your Critical Thinking Skills
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Strange answers aren’t inherently wrong, and satisfying answers aren’t inherently right, says Lawren...
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How to spot a misleading graph
How to spot a misleading graph
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When they’re used well, graphs can help us intuitively grasp complex data. But as visual software ha...
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How Your Brain Is Getting Hacked
How Your Brain Is Getting Hacked
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One thing we don't talk about is that—it's sort of hard to talk about this—our minds have theses kin...
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Hundreds mark the winter solstice with naked swim in Australia
Hundreds mark the winter solstice with naked swim in Australia
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Hundreds of swimmers have braved Tasmania state's chilly waters in Australia and plunged naked into...
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How Some People Predict Disasters before They Happen
How Some People Predict Disasters before They Happen
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Noticing a pattern emerge in the aftermath of some of the worst catastrophes in recent years—like Hu...
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How to cope with anxiety
How to cope with anxiety
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Anxiety is one of most prevalent mental health disorders, with 1 out of 14 people around the world b...
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Robert Sapolsky  - The biology of our best and worst selves
Robert Sapolsky - The biology of our best and worst selves
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How can humans be so compassionate and altruistic — and also so brutal and violent? To understand wh...
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How Cognitive Biases Bend Reality: Private Optimism vs. Public Despair
How Cognitive Biases Bend Reality: Private Optimism vs. Public Despair
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Think you’re not an optimist? Neuroscience begs to differ. Dr. Tali Sharot explains that 80% of peop...
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Why Google Searches May Be the Best Measure of Human Nature Ye
Why Google Searches May Be the Best Measure of Human Nature Ye
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Seth Stephens-Davidowitz has a sneaking suspicion that we might not be all that honest with each oth...
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Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion
Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion
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Sam Harris describes the properties of consciousness and how mindfulness practices of all stripes ca...
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Why Pleasure Is Fleeting and Pain Endures
Why Pleasure Is Fleeting and Pain Endures
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Transcript: So I think something almost everybody can relate to is the mismatch that we all experien...