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

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

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 […]

Art

A movie trailer for aweA movie trailer for awe

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

. “Performance philosopher” Jason Silva creates brightly colored, fast-moving films about ideas. At TEDGlobal 2012, Silva delved into the concept of radical openness. In this new short film, Silva explores another big question: Is feeling awestruck good for us? In the movie trailer-esque video, Silva quotes recent research by three Stanford professors, which found that […]