To Watch:  The Ten Best TED Talks (In No Particular Order)

The Ten Best TED Talks (In No Particular Order)

Noteworthy TED Talks inspire out-of-the-box thinking.  Check out the 20 most-watched TED Talks, like Daniel Pink speaking about the surprising science of motivation.  It'll have you rethinking those reward systems (whether in business or schools).

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.

Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception via TED  Michael Shermer says the human tendency to believe strange things -- from alien abductions to dowsing rods -- boils down to two of the brain's most basic, hard-wired survival skills. He explains what they are, and how they get us into trouble.

Michael Shermer says the human tendency to believe strange things -- from alien abductions to dowsing rods -- boils down to two of the brain& most basic, hard-wired survival skills. He explains what they are, and how they get us into trouble.

Michael Shermer: Why people believe weird things | Talk Video | TED.com "bilim ve sahte bilim arasındaki fark"

TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts.

Michael Shermer: Why people believe weird things | Video on TED.com Why do people interpret window stains as human figures, hear voices in random sounds generated by electronic devices or find conspiracies in the daily news? It's called the priming effect, in which our brain and senses are prepared to interpret the environment according to what we are looking for.

Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts. From the TED website.

Rick Warren: A Life of Purpose - Really cool video, lots to think about, apparently his book was the number one seller worldwide and I can now see why.

For as many people as there are on Earth, there are as many answers to the question: Are you there, God? These talks offer personal perspectives on faith from all ends of the spectrum, from ardent Atheists to devout believers.

http://www.ted.com  Why do people see the Virgin Mary on cheese sandwiches or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video, images and music, professional skeptic Michael Shermer explores these and other phenomena, including UFOs and alien sightings. He offers cognitive context: In the absence of sound science, incomplete information...

Why do people see the Virgin Mary on cheese sandwiches or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video, images and music, professional skeptic Michael Shermer explores these and other phenomena, including UFOs and alien sightings.

Why Skepticism Is the Right Approach to the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia | Michael Shermer - YouTube

Why Skepticism Is the Right Approach to the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia | Michael Shermer - YouTube

Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts.

Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts.

Stumbling on Happiness, a wonderful book. This is a nice presentation from the author to remind me of it

Michael Shermer on strange beliefs, on the TED Live series. "Natural happiness is what we get when we get what we wanted, and synthetic happiness is what we make when we don’t get what we wanted.

Michael Shermer--the man who can tell anyone what really happened in their lives because, regardless of what they think happened, he knows better. I guess he knows everything. He must be a god...I wonder if he will prove beyond all doubt, that he doesn't and can't exist.

Michael Shermer--the man who can tell anyone what really happened in their lives because, regardless of what they think happened, he knows better. I guess he knows everything. He must be a god...I wonder if he will prove beyond all doubt, that he doesn't and can't exist.

Michael Shermer: por que as pessoas acreditam em coisas estranhas?

New insights into how brands work on -- and in -- us. Thoughts from Michael Schermer and neuroscience.

Michael Shermer: An Open Letter to Bill Maher on Vaccinations

An Open Letter to Bill Maher on Vaccinations

Michael Shermer: Strange beliefs and The pattern behind self-deception TED talks

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