Today marks the 80th day until my graduation from Brown University, where I am studying cognitive neuroscience. Throughout this time I have written for the Brown Medical School magazine and planned events such as TEDx for Brown as well as Providence, orientation for thousands of incoming freshman and networking opportunities between students and alumni. Over the summers and breaks, I have done everything from bridal consulting at New York's own Kleinfelds to consumer marketing and pharmaceutical analytics. In my studies and study abroad experience (to India, Vietnam and South Africa) I discovered a passion for behavioral economics and how psychological principle can be applied to help people make better and healthier decisions. I am overjoyed to be able to apply my knowledge and love of this field in a position at Ideas42 following graduation.
Arthur Benjamin is perhaps the world’s leading mathemagician and, in today’s talk, he aims to show the creativity, beauty and wonder that is as much a part of math as logic. Stepping onto the TEDGlobal 2013 stage, Benjamin takes us on a spirited tour of the Fibonacci numbers, where the patterns to be found go […]
Aerialist Nik Wallenda looks down and sees the 1,500-foot drop to the bottom of the Grand Canyon below him. All that stands between him and a lethal landing is the 2-inch tightrope that he has decided to traverse on camera, the moment being broadcast around the world on live television. If most people were to […]