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TED Talks Daily

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1 Why black girls are targeted for punishment at school -- and how to change that | Monique W. Morris2019-01-15 15:51:47
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2 3 ways to build a happy marriage and avoid divorce | George Blair-West2019-01-14 20:54:11
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3 Quantum computing explained in 10 minutes | Shohini Ghose2019-01-11 15:55:13
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4 The biology of gender, from DNA to the brain | Karissa Sanbonmatsu2019-01-10 15:59:42
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5 What should electric cars sound like? | Renzo Vitale2019-01-09 15:49:42
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6 How India's smartphone revolution is creating a new generation of readers and writers | Chiki Sarkar2019-01-08 20:51:30
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7 What are you willing to give up to change the way we work? | Martin Danoesastro2019-01-08 15:43:40
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8 The story of a parent's transition and a son's redemption | Paula Stone Williams and Jonathan Williams2019-01-07 15:51:17
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9 The secrets of learning a new language | Lýdia Machová2019-01-04 15:45:49
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10 How to break bad management habits before they reach the next generation of leaders | Elizabeth Lyle2019-01-03 15:55:40
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11 In the opioid crisis, here's what it takes to save a life | Jan Rader2019-01-02 12:13:01
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12 Why the secret to success is setting the right goals | John Doerr2019-01-01 16:30:00
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13 How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky2018-12-31 11:00:00
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How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky

There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world -- and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. But do they shape the way we think? Cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky shares examples of language -- from an Aboriginal community in Australia that uses cardinal directions instead of left and right to the multiple words for blue in Russian -- that suggest the answer is a resounding yes. "The beauty of linguistic diversity is that it reveals to us just how ingenious and how flexible the human mind is," Boroditsky says. "Human minds have invented not one cognitive universe, but 7,000."…read more

14 You aren't at the mercy of your emotions -- your brain creates them | Lisa Feldman Barrett2018-12-28 11:00:00
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15 How we need to remake the internet | Jaron Lanier2018-12-27 11:00:00
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16 The story of 'Oumuamua, the first visitor from another star system | Karen J. Meech2018-12-26 11:00:00
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17 How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch2018-12-25 11:00:00
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18 How to build (and rebuild) trust | Frances Frei2018-12-24 11:00:00
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19 Museums should honor the everyday, not just the extraordinary | Ariana Curtis2018-12-21 15:46:35
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20 The real reason female entrepreneurs get less funding | Dana Kanze2018-12-20 15:50:03
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