TED2011 Report – Session 4: Deep Mystery

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Antonio Damasio: "If we are interested in gravity … why should we not be interested in what is happening in the human self?"


Damon Horowitz on the Prison University Project: “At that moment … it is not professor and convict, it is two minds ready to do philosophy.”


Felisa Wolfe-Simon: “Can a microbe use arsenic in place of phosphorous to foster growth?”


Quantum physicist Aaron O’Connell: “Your connections to all the things around you literally define who you are.”


Maya Beiser redefines what the cello can be, performing stunning multimedia solo pieces.


Cognitive scientist Deb Roy captured 90,000 hours of video, over 200 terabytes of data, to study his son’s early speech development.

Photos: TED / James Duncan Davidson