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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...
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Can You Spot a Liar Just by Someone's Looks?
Can You Spot a Liar Just by Someone's Looks?
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Not long ago, most people would probably judge how trustworthy you were based entirely on your physi...
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Check your intuition: The birthday problem
Check your intuition: The birthday problem
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Imagine a group of people. How big do you think the group would have to be before there’s more than...
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Do Our Senses Reveal the World—Or Do They Obscure It?
Do Our Senses Reveal the World—Or Do They Obscure It?
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We know the world exists, we just don’t know what it actually looks like—and it's likely that we nev...
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3 ways to spot a bad statistic
3 ways to spot a bad statistic
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Polls that predict political candidates' chances to two decimal places are a problem. But we shouldn...
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Are Humans Emotional Creatures or Are We Rational?
Are Humans Emotional Creatures or Are We Rational?
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For once, an optimistic worldview is the one sparking controversy. Paul Bloom thinks humans are not...
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Philosophies of Self: East-West Distinctions
Philosophies of Self: East-West Distinctions
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You can learn a lot about yourself by looking through the lens of a different worldview. Gish Jen pr...
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Where do superstitions come from?
Where do superstitions come from?
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Are you afraid of black cats? Would you open an umbrella indoors? How do you feel about the number 1...
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A Scientific Explanation of the Human Mind
A Scientific Explanation of the Human Mind
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Back in 1988, Pixies asked the catchy question: “Where is my mind?”. Now, nearly 30 years later, UCL...
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The myth behind the Chinese zodiac
The myth behind the Chinese zodiac
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What’s your sign? In Western astrology, it’s a constellation determined by when your birthday falls...
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How to master your sense of smell
How to master your sense of smell
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Some perfumers can distinguish individual odors in a fragrance made of hundreds of scents; tea-exper...
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The Science of Productivity and Motivation
The Science of Productivity and Motivation
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Feeling motivated at work feels good, and it's good for business. But employees and managers don't a...
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Why are we so attached to our things?
Why are we so attached to our things?
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After witnessing the “violent rage” shown by babies whenever deprived of an item they considered the...
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Are You a Jack of All Trades or a Master of One?
Are You a Jack of All Trades or a Master of One?
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What does it mean when someone calls you smart or intelligent? According to developmental psychologi...
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Take This Perception Test to See How Visually Intelligent You Are
Take This Perception Test to See How Visually Intelligent You Are
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We're only seeing a fraction of the world around us. Amy Herman teaches the art of perception; if yo...

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