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89%AnimationNov 2012

Introvert or extrovert, which are you?

(7:03) Based on the book "Quiet: The Power of Introverts" by Susan Cain.

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89%AnimationMay 2017

Stephen Fry analyses Donald Trump

(6:59) Could the Dunning-Kruger Effect explain some of Donald Trump's actions?

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88%VideoAug 2011

Do liberals and conservatives think differently?

Cognitive scientist from Yale University, Paul Bloom discusses some differences between conservatives and liberals, for example, how easily they are disgusted. From the 2011 forum 'Glorious, Mysterious Brain' with Steven Pinker and Temple Grandin.

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88%VideoAug 2011

Paul Bloom: The origins of pleasure

(16:18) Psychologist Paul Bloom Why do we prefer an original painting better than a perfect forgery? Psychologist Paul Bloom argues that human beings are essentialists - that our beliefs about the history of an object change how we experience it, and it is more than an illusion. It's a deep feature of what pleasure actually is.

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88%VideoSep 2011

What is your favourite memory?

Ask someone what their favourite memory is and they will search their memory banks for happy times. It's good therapy.

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88%VideoDec 2011

Bosco Mind - Imagination or mind-reading?

(4:26) David Blaine, take your magic indoors - it's time for Bosco's street mentalism.

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88%VideoApr 2012

Five monkeys experiment

(1:56) This is a thought experiment, but a similar experiment by G. R. Stephenson in 1967 with rhesus monkeys suggests that that's what would happen.

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88%VideoJan 2013

TED - Moral roots of liberals and conservatives and how to square the circle

(18:40) Psychologist Jonathan Haidt gives an eye-opening talk on the moral values that underpin liberals and conservatives and how by understanding them, we can find better solutions to our problems. Quite brilliant and thought-provoking.

88%AnimationJan 2013

The Science of Persuasion

(11:51) Based on research by Dr Robert Cialdini. A must-see for business owners.

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88%AnimationMay 2013

What the internet is doing to our brains

(3:54) Increasingly we are on the internet on a daily basis and whether we like it or not, it is affecting us. It changes how we think, work - it even changes our brains.

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