Imposters: The psychology of pretending to be someone you’re not: Matthew Hornsey at TEDxUQ

Imposters: The psychology of pretending to be someone you’re not: Matthew Hornsey at TEDxUQ

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Denise RQ This photo is of someone that I went to university with here at UQ. Her name is Helen Demidenko, and she became famous for writing this novel, “The hand that signed the paper,” which went on to win Australia’s number one literary award. Helen said that novel was based …

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The psychology of evil | Philip Zimbardo

The psychology of evil | Philip Zimbardo

Philosophers, dramatists, theologians have grappled with this question for centuries: what makes people go wrong? Interestingly, I asked this question when I was a little kid. I grew up in the South Bronx, inner-city ghetto in New York, and I was surrounded by evil, as all kids are who grew up in an inner city. …

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What is depression? – Helen M. Farrell

Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world. In the United States, close to 10% of adults struggle with depression. But because it’s a mental illness, it can be a lot harder to understand than, say, high cholesterol. One major source of confusion is the difference between having depression and just feeling depressed. …

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Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast So my freshman year of college I signed up for an internship in the housing unit at Greater Boston Legal Services. Showed up the first day ready to make coffee and photocopies, but was paired with this righteous, deeply inspired attorney named Jeff Purcell, who thrust me onto the …

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Andres Lozano: Parkinson’s, depression and the switch that might turn them off

Andres Lozano: Parkinson’s, depression and the switch that might turn them off

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast One of the things I want to establish right from the start is that not all neurosurgeons wear cowboy boots. I just wanted you to know that. So I am indeed a neurosurgeon, and I follow a long tradition of neurosurgery, and what I’m going to tell you about …

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Social Determinants of Health: Claire Pomeroy at TEDxUCDavis

Social Determinants of Health: Claire Pomeroy at TEDxUCDavis

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Tatjana Jevdjic I’m here to recruit you. I’m here to get you to join me in creating a healthier world. But I’m also here to convince you that we can’t do that within the traditional healthcare paradigm. We have to think in a new way. We need to come together to …

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The new era of positive psychology | Martin Seligman

The new era of positive psychology | Martin Seligman

When I was President of the American Psychological Association, they tried to media-train me. And an encounter I had with CNN summarizes what I’m going to be talking about today, which is the eleventh reason to be optimistic. The editor of Discover told us 10 of them; I’m going to give you the eleventh. So …

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Joel Selanikio: The surprising seeds of a big-data revolution in healthcare

Joel Selanikio: The surprising seeds of a big-data revolution in healthcare

There’s an old joke about a cop who’s walking his beat in the middle of the night, and he comes across a guy under a street lamp who’s looking at the ground and moving from side to side, and the cop asks him what he’s doing. The guys says he’s looking for his keys. So …

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Depression is a disease of civilization: Stephen Ilardi at TEDxEmory

Depression is a disease of civilization: Stephen Ilardi at TEDxEmory

Translator: Carmen Costina Reviewer: Denise RQ I believe depression is one of the most tragically misunderstood words in the entire English language. And here’s the problem: depression has two radically different meanings, depending on the context. So, in everyday conversation, when people say they’re depressed, they use the word depression as a synonym for sadness. …

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TEDxBerkeley – Chip Conley – Toward a Psychology of Business

TEDxBerkeley – Chip Conley – Toward a Psychology of Business

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thank you. Thank you. First, big round of applause for Kevin because Kevin’s organized this whole thing with a great team. (Applause) Well, I’m going to try to be a prophet today; I’m not going to try to make a profit. But I did go to Stanford …

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