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Does Your Language Help You Save Money

Does Your Language Help You Save Money

Link to TED What can economists learn from linguists? Behavioral economist Keith Chen introduces a fascinating pattern from his research: that languages without a concept for the future — “It rain tomorrow,” instead of “It will rain tomorrow” — correlate strongly with high savings rates. Read more about Chen’s explorations Keith Chen’s new research suggests […]


James B. Glattfelder: Who controls the world?

James B. Glattfelder: Who controls the world?

Link to the TED Full Bio James Glattfelder studies complexity: how an interconnected system — say, a swarm of birds — is more than the sum of its parts. And complexity theory, it turns out, can reveal a lot about how the economy works. Glattfelder shares a groundbreaking study of how control flows through the […]


Ted Talks: David Anderson: Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals

Ted Talks: David Anderson: Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals

Ted Talks Lilly and Pfizer don’t want you to know this. And some of us have been feeling this way for years, however, this guy puts the science in the forefront. Modern psychiatric drugs treat the chemistry of the whole brain, but neurobiologist David Anderson believes in a more nuanced view of how the brain […]


Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way

Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way

Published on May 25, 2012 http://www.ted.com Reggie Watts’ beats defy boxes. Unplug your logic board and watch as he blends poetry and crosses musical genres in this larger-than-life performance. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk […]