Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull
Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull
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How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company established to catalyse breakthrough performance for individuals and senior teams. In addition, he has also developed a unique and integrated approach to learning that gives people the means to acquire language or complex technical knowledge in short periods of time. Jan-21-2014 Update. The video transcripts are now available via the following links: English Only: http://www.the-third-ear.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months.pdf English + Chinese Translation: http://www.kungfuenglish.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months-ENG-CHS.pdf In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like...

How to draw to remember more | Graham Shaw | TEDxVienna

How to draw to remember more! You may not believe it yet, but we are all capable of drawing sketches that make information memorable. In this talk you will discover talents you may have never known you had. Be prepared to amaze yourself! More information on http://www.tedxvienna.at Graham Shaw teaches how to draw pictures that make learning memorable in presentations. He is author of ‘The Art of Business Communication’, shortlisted for the ‘CMI Management Book of the Year 2016’ and spoke at TEDx Hull in 2015. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by...

Faster than a calculator | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Benjamin makes numbers dance. In his day job, he's a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College; in his other day job, he's a "Mathemagician," taking the stage to perform high-speed mental calculations, memorisations and other astounding mathematic stunts. It's part of his drive to teach math and mental agility in interesting ways, following in the footsteps of such heroes as Martin Gardner. TEDxOxford is organised by University of Oxford students, aiming to bring together the young minds of tomorrow's world with the movers and shakers of today. TEDxOxford is kindly sponsored...

The evolution of juggling | Jay Gilligan | TEDxHelsinki

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Jay Gilligan is a professional juggler and performer from Arcadia, Ohio currently performing and living in Europe. Jay is the main teacher of juggling and creator of the juggling program at the University of Dance and Circus in Stockholm, Sweden. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where...

Transforming Noise Into Music | Jackson Jhin | TEDxUND

Deconstructing what it is that makes music music, Notre Dame student Jackson Jhin uses both sound and imagery to explore the delicate balance between predictability and variability that makes the human ear (and brain) interpret harmonies as appealing—and dissonance as noise. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

"Spooky" physics | Leo Kouwenhoven | TEDxDelft

What Einstein called "spooky," Physicist Leo Kouwenhoven calls the future. In this illuminating talk, he explains quantum entanglement -- the property that shows how particles can affect each other, even if they're on opposite ends of the universe -- and demonstrates how we will manipulate it to revolutionize the way our computers work. Leo Kouwenhoven is professor Quantum Transport. Quantum mechanics is the theory of atoms and elementary particles. Man itself is made out of atoms as well so quantum is the basis of our existence: life as we know it. Recent studies show that even large objects act quantum like...

To Fall in Love with Anyone | Mandy Len Catron | TEDxChapmanU

What’s it like to use a scientific formula to fall in love, share the tale in the New York Times and then find yourself overwhelmed by a world fascinated with your love life? Hear the story from Mandy Len Catron, whose essay, “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This,” set hearts and minds aflutter. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local,...

Millennials -- why are they the worst? | Kelly Williams Brown | TEDxSalem

Kelly is a writer, blogger, reporter, and agency creative living in Portland. She is the author of the bestselling "Adulting: How to Become A Grown-Up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps" which has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and on the Today Show, among others. After a seven-year career in daily newspaper reporting, including Salem's Statesman Journal, Brown now splits her time between writing for magazines like Brides, Cosmopolitan, and Glamour with work as a copywriter and lead creative for Leopold Ketel, a boutique Portland advertising agency. In her free time, Kelly likes to craft, read, dance,...

The Science of Dubstep | James Humberstone | TEDxOxford

The theme for TEDxOxford in 2016 was “find X”. In his talk “the Science of Dubstep”, James Humberstone proposes that if this and future generations are going to “find X”, every nation needs to revolutionise education and develop cohorts of workers who can think abstractly. A composer, technologist, musicologist and music educator, Humberstone claims that music is the most abstract of all the arts and that technologically rich, culturally appropriate musical training could lead that educational revolution, turning the focus away from high stakes standardised testing and toward engaging and inspiring student-centred learning. Along the way he explains how incredible...

How to Read a Book a Day | Jordan Harry | TEDxBathUniversity

After a childhood speech impediment left him struggling to read, Jordan learned strategies from world leading speed readers to dramatically enhance his reading ability. Jordan now helps others unleash their potential to learn anything faster. Because he knew that spending hours reading books and watching seminars was not as effective as it could be. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

Why Not Admit There is a Problem With Math and Music? Dan Formosa at TEDxDrexelU

NOTE FROM TED: We've flagged this talk, which was filmed at a TEDx event, because it appears to fall outside TEDx's curatorial guidelines for its assertions about math and music. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf Dan Formosa's work covers many areas of design. A unifying theme is the idea that great design requires that we first understand people. This talk is not a class in math or music. It's a discussion about challenges to understanding math and music, topics for which literacy rates are low. Both...

Lucid dreaming: Tim Post at TEDxTwenteU

While we are mostly unaware of our nightly dreams while we dream, Tim Post has trained countless individuals around the world to attain dream awareness in dreams. Remarkably, "lucid" dreamers can learn to consciously reshape their dreams while dreaming and give rise to profound dream experiences. Tim gives an insight into the emerging science of lucid dreaming and unveils the potential power of using lucid dreams to enhance psychological development and overall well-being. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks...

How learning German taught me the link between maths and poetry | Harry Baker | TEDxVienna

In mathematics there are right answers. In poetry there are no wrong ones. Find out how learning a foreign language, especially one that can be as beautifully logical as German, taught World Slam Poetry Slam Champion Harry Baker the two were a lot more linked than he realised. More information on http://www.tedxvienna.at Poet and Mathematician Harry Baker has always had a love of language, and his work has taken him around the world and exposed him to many voices and languages used to express those voices. Living in Germany was no different! This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED...

Quantum Physics for 7 Year Olds | Dominic Walliman | TEDxEastVan

In this lighthearted talk Dominic Walliman gives us four guiding principles for easy science communication and unravels the myth that quantum physics is difficult to understand, it’s all in how it’s explained. Dominic Walliman is a physicist, and award-winning science writer. He received his PhD in quantum device physics from the University of Birmingham and currently works at D-Wave Systems Inc., a quantum computing company in Vancouver. Dominic grew up reading science books and remembers vividly the excitement of discovering the mind-boggling explanations that science gives us about the Universe. If he can pass on this wonder and enjoyment to the...

Zach King: The storyteller in all of us | TEDxPortland

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Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons

'Deep work' will make you better at what you do. You will achieve more in less time. And feel the sense of true fulfillment that comes from the mastery of a skill. Cal Newport is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. In addition to studying the theoretical foundations of our digital age, Newport also writes about the impact of these technologies on the world of work. His most recent book, Deep Work, argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the modern workplace and that the ability to concentrate without distraction is becoming increasingly valuable. He previously...

Go with your gut feeling | Magnus Walker | TEDxUCLA

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Magnus Walker talks about his life journey of following his passion and going with his gut feeling which eventually led him to turning his dreams into his reality. TEDxUCLA was organized by UCLA Extension Visual Arts http://visual.uclaextension.edu In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized...

How to learn any language easily | Matthew Youlden | TEDxClapham

Polyglot and linguist Matthew Youlden explains easy steps to learning a new language and debunks popular myths about language learning. Languages have shaped Matthew’s entire life, from learning languages as a child with his twin brother (www.superpolyglotbros.com) to later being Babbel’s Language Ambassador and working as a lecturer. Having already studied over 20 languages, Matthew’s mission is to share his joy of languages. He truly believes that with the right tools and a healthy dose of fun, anyone can easily learn a new language. matthewyoulden.com. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized...

How Dogs Tell Us What We Need to Know | Barbara Sherman | TEDxSandhillsCommunityCollege

Barbara shows us how to read the body language of our dogs so that we can anticipate and alleviate their anxiety. Barbara Sherman, a board-certified veterinary behavior specialist, is the Director of Behavioral Medicine Service at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to teaching veterinary students, she treats the behavioral problems of companion animals and directs the Behavioral Medicine Residency Training program. In an effort to enhance their welfare, her ongoing research focuses on canine-human communication and the assessment and attenuation of fear responses in dogs and cats. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED...

TEDxSSN - Dr. Pawan Agrawal - Mumbai Dabbawalas

Dr.Pawan Girdharilal Agrawal is the CEO of the renowned Mumbai Dabbawalas. A Proficient professional with fascination towards enlightening and encouraging students in Academic field, he is involved in conducting research and contributing to the design and delivery of courses for the entire educational fraternity, and fostering a positive learning environment by embracing a wide range of teaching methodologies. He has proven abilities of working as a teacher & playing pivotal role as the Co. founder of various educational institutes and schools. He is presently the President of Institute of Management & technology, Mumbai, and the Lions Club of Ghatkopar, and the...

Think Fast. Talk Smart | Matt Abrahams | TEDxMontaVistaHighSchool

Stanford lecturer and entrepreneur Matt Abrahams is an expert on interpersonal communication and presentation. His talk at TEDxMontaVistaHighSchool's 2015 Spring conference explains the ins and outs of impromptu and public speaking. Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator and coach. Matt teaches both Strategic Communication and Effective Communication at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Matt is also Co-Founder and Principal at Bold Echo Communications Solutions, a presentation and communication skills company based in Silicon Valley that helps people improve their presentation skills. Matt has worked with executives to help prepare and present keynote addresses and IPO road shows,...

Magic Performance | Chris Hannibal | TEDxCharlotte

Hannibal entertains the audience with card tricks, sleight of hand and wit. Hannibal is a card slinging magician, storyteller, mentalist and comedian who began as a street magician and now appears at exclusive private and corporate events around the world. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

One Simple Method to Learn Any Language | Scott Young & Vat Jaiswal | TEDxEastsidePrep

While few of us will ever take on the ambitious challenge of learning four foreign languages in a year, many of us yearn to be more proficient in another language. The secret to success as it turns out is simpler than you think. Scott Young is a blogger, speaker and author. He previously spoke at TEDx EastsidePrep about his project “The MIT Challenge” to self-test MIT’s undergraduate computer science curriculum in one year, using their freely available information. His most recent project was with Vat Jaiswal, traveling to four countries, learning languages, with the goal of not speaking English for an...

Learn Hao To Play the Piano in 10 Minutes | Jeff Hao | TEDxYouth@HKIS

At age of 40, Jeff, the oil company executive, tried to learn to play a small song on the Casio keyboard that he bought for his children. He quickly went on to play many original works of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Elton John, Billy Joe, John Lennon, and Jay Chou … all because he built a notation system that anyone can read immediately. The patented Hao Staff (named after him and referenced against the traditional Grand Staff music notation) is now already used by thousands of people. At age of 40, Jeff, the oil company executive, tried to learn to play...

Is There a Fifth Dimension?: Arlie Petters at TEDxNCSSM

Arlie O. Petters is a professor of mathematics, physics, and business administration at Duke University. Petters was born in a poor, rural community in Belize. At the age of 13, he emigrated to Brooklyn. He participated in an accelerated B.A./M.A. program at Hunter College, receiving his degrees in mathematics and physics in 1986. In 1991, he received his Ph.D. in mathematics from MIT. Petters' research is focused on the development of mathematical theory of gravitational lensing. He is the leading author of the book, /Singularity Theory and Gravitational Lensing/. Petters also works within Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, where...