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Empathy, cooperation, fairness and reciprocity -- caring about the well-being of others seems like a very human trait. But Frans de Waal shares some surprising videos of behavioral tests, on primates and other mammals, that show how many of these moral traits all of us share. <em>(Filmed at <a href=http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/1796>TEDxPeachtree</a>.)</em>

Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals. Empathy, cooperation, fairness and reciprocity -- caring about the well-being of others is not only a human trait.

Opening weeks idea: How did we become a society where traits of the left brain are favored? What traits are we possibly ignoring in the right brain?

My stroke of insight :: Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.

The dark side of free will | Gregg Caruso | TEDxChemungRiver

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. What would happen if we all believed free will didn't exist?

Conceito inovador sobre um problema antigo e aterrador! Vale muito a pena.

Dan Ariely on the Truth About Dishonesty, Animated

"Under what circumstances would you lie, or cheat, and what effect does your deception have on society at large? Dan Ariely, one of the world's leading voices on human motivation and behaviour is the latest big thinker to get the RSA Animate treatment.

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The Best Supplements For Women: Vitamins and Other Nutrients - Women's Health Magazine

Malcolm Gladwell: Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce - "Tipping Point" author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry's pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce, and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness.

Malcolm Gladwell: Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce - "Tipping Point" author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry's pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce, and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness.

How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED Translators | TED Blog

A powerful manifesto for CEOs and employees alike: Influential and award-winning business leader Margaret Heffernan reveals how organizations can build.

Filmmaker Andrew Stanton ("Toy Story," "WALL-E") shares what he knows about storytelling -- starting at the end and working back to the beginning. Contains graphic language ... (Note: this talk is not available for download.)

Andrew Stanton: The clues to a great story. Filmmaker Andrew Stanton ("Toy Story," "WALL-E") shares what he knows about storytelling -- starting at the end and working back to the beginning.

Alice Goffman: How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison | Talk Video | TED.com

Alice Goffman’s fieldwork in a struggling Philadelphia neighborhood sheds harsh light on a justice system that creates suspects rather than citizens.

Annie Murphy Paul: What we learn before we're born via TED..extremely interesting and highly recommended!

When does learning begin -BEFORE we are born -Science writer Annie Murphy Paul talks thru new research that shows how much we learn in the womb -- from the lilt of our native language to our soon-to-be-favorite foods.

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