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Nuclear fission reactors, Africa’s Einsteins and the healing power of nature: A recap of “Beauty and the Brain,” All-Stars Session 2 at TED2014Nuclear fission reactors, Africa’s Einsteins and the healing power of nature: A recap of “Beauty and the Brain,” All-Stars Session 2 at TED2014

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By Liz Jacobs and Thu-Huong Ha Our brains work in mysterious ways. They make us laugh, they make us cry, and sometimes, they make us 19-year old geniuses. The 11 speakers in this All-Stars session specialize in areas of the brain as diverse as personality, trauma and gender, but they all agree: Our minds matter. […]

Design

Sweat the small stuff: Rory Sutherland on TED.com

Posted By Shanna Carpenter

It may seem that big problems require big solutions, but ad man Rory Sutherland says many flashy, expensive fixes are just obscuring better, simpler answers. To illustrate, he uses behavioral economics and hilarious examples. (Recorded at TEDSalon London 2010, April 2010 in London, England. Duration: 12:37) Watch Rory Sutherland’s talk on TED.com, where you can […]

Q&A

Q&A with Rory Sutherland: An advertarian's take on the world

Posted By Shanna Carpenter

The TED Blog caught up with ad man Rory Sutherland the evening before we posted his TEDTalk. Drawing on the work of behavioral economists, Nobel Prize winners and others, he talked at length about his personal philosophy of Advertarianism, about President Obama and the healthcare debate, and even threw in some analysis on the future […]

 

Life lessons from an ad man: Rory Sutherland on TED.com

Posted By Shanna Carpenter

Advertising adds value to a product by changing our perception, rather than the product itself. Rory Sutherland makes the daring assertion that a change in perceived value can be just as satisfying as what we consider “real” value — and his conclusion has interesting consequences for how we look at life. (Recorded at TEDGlobal, July […]

 

Rory Sutherland at TEDGlobal 2009: Running notes from Session 3

Posted By Shanna Carpenter

Rory Sutherland describes himself as an ad man. It’s not a job most people associate with an elevated morality. He begins by joking with us, “I usually speak at TEDEvil. It’s held every other year in Burma.” He’s here to speak about value, about value that you can’t always see. In the world if advertising, […]