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Why belonging matters: Fellows Friday with Chelsea Shields StrayerWhy belonging matters: Fellows Friday with Chelsea Shields Strayer

Posted By Karen Eng

How did human emotions evolve to help us survive? For the last decade, cultural anthropologist Chelsea Shields Strayer has studied the indigenous healing practices of the Ashante people of Ghana, discovering that emotional pain serves useful purposes — including the relief of physical pain. In this conversation with the TED Blog, she tells the fascinating […]

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Online censorship, life on Mars and tiny robots: 20 TED Fellows give talks in WhistlerOnline censorship, life on Mars and tiny robots: 20 TED Fellows give talks in Whistler

Posted By Tedstaff

Our office might be closed for summer vacation, but the TED Fellows are hard at work at the very first TED Fellows Retreat, happening now  in Whistler, British Columbia. Because the Fellows have proliferated since the program officially launched in 2009, many of these extraordinary thinkers have never had a chance to meet and conspire. And thus, the TED […]