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The art of misdirection: Apollo Robbins at TEDGlobal 2013

The art of misdirection: Apollo Robbins at TEDGlobal 2013

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“Do you think it’s possible to control someone’s attention, or even their behavior? To me that would be the perfect superpower,” says Apollo Robbins at TEDGlobal 2013. “I’ve spent the last 20 years studying human behavior in an unconventional way: by picking pockets.” Robbins, whom The New Yorker called a “theatrical pickpocket” in their profile of []

TEDsters, get ready to play <em>Brain Games</em>

TEDsters, get ready to play Brain Games

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Your brain is three and a half pounds of tissue — and yet it’s the key to everything you experience. The National Geographic Channel show Brain Games seeks to give a better understanding of it – by looking at how the brain focuses, processes fears, makes decisions and much more. The show is hosted by []