Richard St. John: 8 secrets of success (2007)

30/04/2017

Why do people succeed? Is it because they’re smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success.


Noah Zandan: The language of lying (2014)

29/04/2017

We hear anywhere from 10 to 200 lies a day. And although we’ve spent much of our history coming up with ways to detect these lies by tracking physiological changes in their tellers, these methods have proved unreliable. Is there a more direct approach? Noah Zandan uses some famous examples of lying to illustrate how we might use communications science to analyze the lies themselves.

 


Jody Williams: Activism (2014)

12/04/2017

Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize winner, firmly believes that each and every one of us can and should contribute to creating a better world. In this empowering RSA Short Jody explains why it is so important that we strive to make a difference.


Randall Hayes: At what moment are you dead? (2014)

09/04/2017

For as far back as we can trace our existence, humans have been fascinated with death and resurrection. But is resurrection really possible? And what is the actual difference between a living creature and a dead body anyway?


Robert Waldinger: What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness (2015)

04/04/2017

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction.


In a Nutshell: How Small Is An Atom? (2015)

30/03/2017

Atoms are very weird. Wrapping your head around exactly how weird, is close to impossible – how can you describe something that is so removed from humans experience?


Laniakea: Our home supercluster (2014)

21/03/2017

Superclusters – regions of space that are densely packed with galaxies – are the biggest structures in the Universe. But scientists have struggled to define exactly where one supercluster ends and another begins. Now, a team based in Hawaii has come up with a new technique that maps the Universe according to the flow of galaxies across space. Redrawing the boundaries of the cosmic map, they redefine our home supercluster and name it Laniakea, which means ‘immeasurable heaven’ in Hawaiian.


Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness (2004)

20/03/2017

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of “flow.”


Dominic Walliman: The Map of Physics (2016)

15/03/2017

Everything we know about physics – and a few things we don’t – in a simple map.


Dominic Walliman: The Map of Mathematics (2017)

13/03/2017

The entire field of mathematics summarised in a single map. This shows how pure mathematics and applied mathematics relate to each other and all of the sub-topics they are made from.


Seth Godin: How to get your ideas to spread (2003)

27/10/2016

In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.


Eleanor Nelsen: Why do your knuckles pop (2015)

17/10/2016

Some people love the feeling of cracking their knuckles, while others cringe at the sound. But what causes that trademark pop? And is it dangerous? Eleanor Nelsen gives the facts behind joint popping.

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Jeffrey Siegel: What makes muscles grow (2015)

14/10/2016

We have over 600 muscles in our bodies that help bind us together, hold us up, and help us move. Your muscles also need your constant attention, because the way you treat them on a daily basis determines whether they will wither or grow. Jeffrey Siegel illustrates how a good mix of sleep, nutrition and exercise keep your muscles as big and strong as possible.

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In a Nutshell: The Immune System Explained – Bacteria Infection (2014)

05/10/2016

Every second of your life you are under attack. Bacteria, viruses, spores and more living stuff wants to enter your body and use its resources for itself. The immune system is a powerful army of cells that fights like a T-Rex on speed and sacrifices itself for your survival. Without it you would die in no time.


In a Nutshell: Quantum Computers Explained (2015)

30/09/2016

Where are the limits of human technology? And can we somehow avoid them? This is where quantum computers become very interesting.


The Secret Rules of Modern Living: Algorithms (2015)

28/09/2016

Without us noticing, modern life has been taken over. Algorithms run everything from search engines on the internet to satnavs and credit card data security – they even help us travel the world, find love and save lives.

rutor.info

 


Беседы Гордона: Интеллект и наследственность (2002)

18/09/2016

Передается ли интеллект по наследству? Можно ли развить способности у умственно отсталых детей? Чем объясняется сходство в поведении близнецов — генами или воспитанием?

Равич-Щербо Инна Владимировна – доктор психологических наук. Веракса Николай Евгеньевич – доктор психологических наук, заведующий кафедрой социальной психологии развития факультета социальной психологии МГППУ.


Tim Urban: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator (2016)

07/09/2016

Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn’t make sense, but he’s never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window — and encourages us to think harder about what we’re really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.


Adam Grant: The surprising habits of original thinkers (2016)

17/08/2016

How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies “originals”: thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world.

 


Наука о душе: Деньги в нашей жизни (2009)

30/07/2016

В гостях у передачи Виктор Макаров – профессор психотерапии.


Беседы Гордона: Этология любви (2003)

18/07/2016

Когда и почему в эволюции появляется пол? Для чего нужны первобытному человеку устойчивые связи между мужчиной и женщиной? Существует ли любовь в животном мире и зачем она необходима человеку? О сходствах и различиях в мужской и женской сексуальных стратегиях – этолог Марина Бутовская.

 


Беседы Гордона: Два мозга (2001)

19/06/2016

Что отличает человеческий мозг от мозга животных?

О роли функциональной асимметрии полушарий мозга в памяти, сознании, психике, языке и культуре — доктор биологических наук Татьяна Черниговская и доктор медицинских наук Константин Анохин.


Наука о душе: Система активизации творческого потенциала человека (2009)

31/05/2016

Сергей Ключников – директор центра практической психологии, академик РАЕН. Тема беседы – “Вырваться из порочного круга обыденности. Система активизации творческого потенциала человека”.


James O’Keefe: Run for Your Life! At a comfortable pace, and not too far (2012)

27/03/2016
Run for Your Life! At a comfortable pace, and not too far

Run for Your Life! At a comfortable pace, and not too far

“The fitness patterns for conferring longevity and robust lifelong cardiovascular health are distinctly different from the patterns that develop peak performance and marathon/superhuman endurance. Extreme endurance training and racing can take a toll on your long-term cardiovascular health. For the daily workout, it may be best to have more fun endure less suffering in order to attain ideal heart health.” Dr. James O’Keefe Jr. is the director of Preventative Cardiology Fellowship Program and the Director of Preventative Cardiology at Cardiovascular Consultants at the Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, a large cardiology practice in Kansas City.

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От первого лица: Языки мозга (2011)

24/10/2015
Языки мозга

Языки мозга

Публичные дебаты с участием психолингвиста Татьяны Черниговской и нейробиолога Константина Анохина.

Татьяна Владимировна Черниговская – российский психолингвист, специалист по когнитивной науке, доктор филологических наук, доктор биологических наук, профессор СПбГУ.

Константин Владимирович Анохин – нейробиолог, член-корр. РАН и РАМН, профессор, заведующий лабораторией нейробиологии памяти Института нормальной физиологии РАМН.

polit.ru

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Повелитель интеллекта: Татьяна Черниговская (2014)

17/10/2015
Татьяна Черниговская

Татьяна Черниговская

Что является критерием ума – образование, эрудиция, хорошая память? Может ли человек быть умным и глупым одновременно? В чем разница между умом и мудростью? Как влияет степень развития интеллекта на способность человека изменять свою жизнь к лучшему?

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Nicole Avena: How sugar affects the brain (2014)

21/08/2015
How sugar affects the brain

How sugar affects the brain

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine – an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more. Nicole Avena explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation.

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BBC: Pleasure and Pain (2011)

20/08/2015
Pleasure and Pain

Pleasure and Pain

Pleasure is vital for our survival – without it we wouldn’t eat or have sex, and would soon die out as a species. The journalist and presenter examines why pleasure and pain are integral to human survival, submitting himself to some of the most extreme forms of both sensations.

bbc.co.uk

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BBC: The Creative Brain How Insight Works (2013)

09/07/2015
The Creative Brain: How Insight Works

The Creative Brain: How Insight Works

Today, scientists are using some unusual techniques to try to work out how these moments of creativity – whether big, small or life-changing – come about. They have devised a series of puzzles and brainteasers to draw out our creative behaviour, while the very latest neuroimaging technology means researchers can actually peer inside our brains and witness the creative spark as it happens.

dailymotion.com

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Обыкновенные зомби. Как работает ложь (2015)

21/05/2015
Обыкновенные зомби. Как работает ложь

Обыкновенные зомби. Как работает ложь

Документальный проект “Обыкновенные зомби. Как работает ложь” расскажет зрителям о техниках манипуляции сознанием, о том, как работают технологии убеждения, и даже о том, как заставить любого человека поверить в самые невероятные вещи.

zombi.kanalukraina.tv

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