Pages Menu
TwitterRssFacebook
Categories Menu

Posted by on Sep 13, 2013 in Media, TED Education | 0 comments

What Colour is Tuesday? Exploring synesthesia.

What Colour is Tuesday? Exploring synesthesia.

Published on 10 Jun 2013

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-color-…

How does one experience synesthesia — the neurological trait that combines two or more senses? Synesthetes may taste the number 9 or attach a color to each day of the week. Richard E. Cytowic explains the fascinating world of entangled senses and why we may all have just a touch of synesthesia.

Lesson by Richard E. Cytowic, animation by TED-Ed.

TED-Ed-970x545-e1372876722792-300x112

Read More

Posted by on Sep 1, 2013 in Anatomy & Physiology, Media, TED Education | 0 comments

Changing the World one Mirror Neurone at the Time

Changing the World one Mirror Neurone at the Time

The neurones that shaped civilisation – VS Ramachandran

Published on 31 Aug 2013

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/vs-ramachan…

Neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran outlines the fascinating functions of mirror neurons. Only recently discovered, these neurons allow us to learn complex social behaviors, some of which formed the foundations of human civilization as we know it.

Read More

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Anatomy & Physiology, Body & Mind, Media, TED Education | 0 comments

Lorimer Moseley – Why Things Hurt

Lorimer Moseley – Why Things Hurt

Uploaded on 21 Nov 2011

Why do we hurt?

Do we actually experience pain, or is it merely illusion?

In this video, Lorimer Moseley explores these questions, and position the pain that we feel as our bodies’ way of protecting us from damaging tissues further. He also looks at what this might mean for those who suffer from chronic pain.

Find out more from Lorimer Moseley in his blog Body in Mind

Read More

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Body & Mind, Media, TED Education | 0 comments

A Broken Body Isn’t A Broken Person – Janine Shepherd

A Broken Body Isn’t A Broken Person – Janine Shepherd

Published on 28 May 2013

Cross-country skier Janine Shepherd hoped for an Olympic medal — until she was hit by a truck during a training bike ride. She shares a powerful story about the human potential for recovery. Her message: you are not your body and giving up old dreams can allow new ones to soar.

A must watch talk! Listening to stories like this makes you look back at your own life and think again and again about who you are.  Will you ever complain about your aches and pains after this..

Read More

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Body & Mind, Media, TED Education | 0 comments

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Published on 8 Jun 2013 by TED Education

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/your-body-l…

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

Talk by Amy Cuddy.

Fantastic talk very valid for any body workers… and the handshake moment, well it is priceless!

Read More