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Andrew Gelman, Higgins Professor of Statistics, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University, delivers a University Lecture on the statistical crisis in science and how ...

The Statistical Crisis in Science and How to Move Forward by Professor Andrew Gelman

Columbia, Science

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On September 19, at 6:30pm, psychiatrist Dr. Helen Blair Simpson discussed her acclaimed work on anxiety and related disorders (including obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD). Taken together, these are some of the most ...

Columbia University Lecture “Hope in the Face of Fear: How Advances in Neuroscience Will Transform Treatments for Anxiety and OCD”

Columbia, Science

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Dr. Daphna Shohamy’s research explores how different parts of the brain work together to support learning, what this means for how memories are built, and what the consequences are for how we make decisions. This talk ...

Columbia University Lecture: Learning from experience: How our brains remember the past and shape our future

Columbia, Psychology, Science

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Tali Sharot explains how an attempt to change beliefs and actions of others is successful when it is well-matched with the core elements that govern the human brain. Get the book here: ...

Talks at Google Video with Tali Sharot: “The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power”

Personal Growth, Science, Talks at Google

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: At the Harbour School in Hong Kong, Cesar Harada teaches citizen science and invention to the next generation of environmentalists. He's moved his classroom into an ...

Teaching Kids to Love Science by Cesar Harada

Education, Leadership, Psychology, Science, Technology, TED Talks

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: At his lab at the University of Pennsylvania, Vijay Kumar and his team have created autonomous aerial robots inspired by honeybees. Their latest breakthrough: Precision ...

The Future of Flying Robots by Vijay Kumar

Education, Innovation, Science, Technology, TED Talks

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more interested in moments when we ...

The Puzzle of Personality by Brian Little

Education, Psychology, Science, TED Talks

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: How often does technology interrupt us from what we really mean to be doing? At work and at play, we spend a startling amount of time distracted by pings and pop-ups -- ...

How Better Tech Could Protect Us from Distraction by Tristan Harris

Education, Innovation, Science, Technology, TED Talks

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: Virtual reality is no longer part of some distant future, and it's not just for gaming and entertainment anymore. Michael Bodekaer wants to use it to make quality education ...

Virtual Lab that Will Revolutionize Science Class by Michael Bodekaer

Education, Science, Technology, TED Talks