Shawn Achor from Harvard University, explains positive psychology in nutshell. He is talking about the paradoxon, why depression increases though living conditions have never been that advanced. At last he is offering everyday advice, how to lead a happier and more productive life.
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Neurologist Vilayanur Ramachandran, director of the Center for Brain and Cognition at the University of California, San Diego, explains why brain disorders can demonstrate how the brain works. He uses examples like Capgras syndrome, phantom limbs and synestesia and shows a cheap and easy way of treatment for pain in a phantom limb.
It takes some time to get used to the chaotic style of Clifford Stoll, U.S. astronomer, computer expert and author. And he talks about everything that comes to his mind.
"Once I do something, I want to do something else."
I can promise you one thing: It’s the weirdest talk you’ll ever see.