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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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Presentation video description from TED: Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even…

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Culture Feasts on Innovation

Want to create a work environment that constantly produces innovation? Reuven Gorsht of SAP has created a presentation that will allow you to harness the creativity and potential of your employees. The main argument that Gorsht presents it that “you can have the best talent, best ideas, best processes, abundance of cash. But if your…

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Entrepreneurs Anonymous

London’s rising borough of Shoreditch created an atmosphere of startups and technology advances. Professionals from Finance and Technology work amongst Developers and Event Directors in hopes of creating new and great things. Entrepreneurs Anonymous is a weekly meeting of these individuals. Each participant presents a current dilemma or potential professional hiccup which is then discussed…

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The Power of Vulnerability

Presentation video description from TED: Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share. (Filmed at TEDxHouston.) Brené…

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