The Gettysburg Address for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 CEO of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk, enacted the first attempt of peace amongst the technology superpowers; Tesla motors will open its patent portfolio to the public in hopes of expanding the electric car market.  Despite the enthusiasm over electric cars, the higher prices, costs of maintenance, and lack of charging stations nationwide have discouraged car…

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Neuroplasticity, Memory and Human Potential

UCSF Video Description: Google Tech Talks from Dr. Michael M. Merzenich on Think Faster,Focus Better and Remember More-Rewiring Our Brain To Stay Younger and Smarter about Neuroplasticity, Memory and Human Potential. ABSTRACT Explore the brain’s amazing ability to change throughout a person’s life. This phenomenon—called neuroplasticty—is the science behind brain fitness, and it has been…

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How Your Brain Can Turn Anxiety into Calmness

UCSF Video Description: Physician, author, speaker, researcher, and consultant Martin L. Rossman, MD, discusses how to use the power of the healing mind to reduce stress and anxiety, relieve pain, change lifestyle habits, and live with more wellness.

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The Importance of Emotional Intelligence

Description of Yale School of Management Video: Jeffrey Bewkes YC ’74, chairman and CEO of Time Warner, gives a Leaders Forum lecture Apri 8, 2010, on his career, the importance in fostering a good corporate culture, and how emotional intelligence is as important as intellectual intelligence.

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The Healing Power of Mindfulness

Description of Dartmouth College Video: The Tucker Foundation and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center present Jon Kabat-Zinn,”The Healing Power of Mindfulness” at Dartmouth College.

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The Happy Secret To Better Work

Speech video description from TED: We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. (Filmed at TEDxBloomington.) Shawn Achor is the CEO of Good Think Inc., where he researches and teaches about positive psychology.

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Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Persuasive

University Video Description from UCLA: Noah Goldstein on Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive.

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The Human Knowledge Project

University Video Description from UNC: Siva discusses dangers in Google book project as a flawed model for a global knowledge library. This was the SILS 2007-08 Henderson Lecture.

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When The Mind Matters For Morality

University Video Description from NYU: Liane Young, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Boston College. Abstract: Mental state reasoning is critical for moral cognition, allowing us to distinguish, for example, murder from manslaughter. I will present neural evidence for distinct cognitive components of mental state reasoning for moral judgment, and investigate differences in mental state reasoning for…

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Building Capacity For A Pluralistic Society

University Video Description from Penn State: This presentation was given by Daryl Smith, professor of education and psychology at The Claremont Graduate University, on Friday, March 27, 2009, at 1:30 in the Assembly Room of the Nittany Lion Inn.

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