TED2011 Report – Session 4: Deep Mystery

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Antonio Damasio: "If we are interested in gravity … why should we not be interested in what is happening in the human self?"

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Damon Horowitz on the Prison University Project: “At that moment … it is not professor and convict, it is two minds ready to do philosophy.”

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Felisa Wolfe-Simon: “Can a microbe use arsenic in place of phosphorous to foster growth?”

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Quantum physicist Aaron O’Connell: “Your connections to all the things around you literally define who you are.”

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Maya Beiser redefines what the cello can be, performing stunning multimedia solo pieces.

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Cognitive scientist Deb Roy captured 90,000 hours of video, over 200 terabytes of data, to study his son’s early speech development.

Photos: TED / James Duncan Davidson