Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature’s best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get… Continue reading Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker

Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Right now, billions of neurons in your brain are working together to generate a conscious experience — and not just any conscious experience, your experience of the world around you and of yourself within it. How does this… Continue reading Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth

What really matters at the end of life | BJ Miller

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it’s simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who thinks deeply about how to create a dignified, graceful end of… Continue reading What really matters at the end of life | BJ Miller

How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he… Continue reading How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

The next outbreak? We’re not ready | Bill Gates

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In 2014, the world avoided a horrific global outbreak of Ebola, thanks to thousands of selfless health workers — plus, frankly, thanks to some very good luck. In hindsight, we know what we should have done better. So,… Continue reading The next outbreak? We’re not ready | Bill Gates

The power of introverts | Susan Cain

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities… Continue reading The power of introverts | Susan Cain

A stealthy reimagining of urban public space | Elizabeth Diller

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Cities are becoming increasingly privatized: commercial real estate dominates the streets, carving up open space that once belonged to the public and selling it as a commodity to the highest bidder. Architect Elizabeth Diller explores the causes and… Continue reading A stealthy reimagining of urban public space | Elizabeth Diller

The future we're building — and boring | Elon Musk

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED’s Head Curator, Chris Anderson. The TED Talks channel features… Continue reading The future we're building — and boring | Elon Musk

Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. “I sell dreams, and I peddle love to millions of people,” says Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood’s biggest star. In this charming, funny talk, Khan traces the arc of his life, showcases a few of his famous dance moves… Continue reading Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan

How your brain responds to stories — and why they're crucial for leaders | Karen Eber

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. How do the world’s best leaders and visionaries earn trust? They don’t just present data — they also tell great stories. Leadership consultant Karen Eber demystifies what makes for effective storytelling and explains how anyone can harness it… Continue reading How your brain responds to stories — and why they're crucial for leaders | Karen Eber