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Self control: Dan Ariely at TEDxDuke

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely talks about self control and the difference between our long term goals and our short term actions. Dan Ariely is an renowned ...

Explosive Resonance! | Derek Leadbetter | TEDxDuke

A physics demonstration of energy, waves, and resonance by Derek Leadbetter, demonstration manager (for physics lecture demonstrations and community ...

Save the bees! But how? | Brandon Dawson | TEDxDuke

A basic explanation of the process of beekeeping and ways to get involved in your community. Brandon Dawson is a first year at Duke hoping to major in Public ...

The Crisis of Native History | Adair Necalli | TEDxDuke

The importance of how history is portrayed. Exploring how the narrative of history is often written by the dominating side. The importance of Native American ...

The Power of Imagination | Felipe De Brigard | TEDxDuke

Imagining alternative ways in which prior life events could have occurred not only helps us plan for the future and feel better in the present: it can also help us ...

A Day in the Life of a Day: Jimmy Soni at TEDxDuke

"A Day in the Life of a Day" Jimmy Soni is currently the Managing Editor of the Huffington Post. Before this he worked as Chief of Staff to Arianna Huffington, the ...

Not Just Nine Months | Shannon Malloy | TEDxDuke

Maternal mortality is a problem not just in other countries but in America as well. This talk explores the challenges the United States faces when dealing with ...

Art, Resistance, and the Dominant Narrative | Saba Taj | TEDxDuke

How do we understand, define and participate in art? How does that change the way that we understand and participate in resistance? Saba is a queer Muslim ...

Using Math to Understand Art | Ingrid Daubechies | TEDxDuke

Using mathematical tools to approach art restoration. Best known for her breakthroughs in wavelet research and contnributions to digital signal processing, ...

Jia Jiang at TEDxDuke

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 ...

Using Empathy to Empower Sexual Assault Survivors | Riya Dange | TEDxDuke

Sexual assault is very common in today's society. Riya gives examples from her personal experience of working with sexual assault survivors and talks about ...

Biosense the Future | Mohamed Ibrahim | TEDxDuke

From the history of medicine to developing new technology to be used as medical tools. Dr. Mo talks about his research and how it led to a device that will allow ...

Do Numbers Lie? | Jun Yang | TEDxDuke

Dr. Yang explores the idea of computational fact checking. In today's society, it is very easy to manipulate data to say what we want it to day. Computational fact ...

Bringing Your Big Ideas To Life | LC Johnson | TEDxDuke

We all know what it's like to have a great idea - the kind of idea that puts a twinkle in your eye, a spring in your step, and butterflies in your stomach. Having a ...

Stories We Tell Ourselves | Ted Yavuzkurt | TEDxDuke

How do we perceive failure? How do we bounce back? How do we control ourselves and our situations? Ted Yavuzkurt is a Duke University Senior dual ...

How To Walk A Mile In Someone Else's Shoes | Pooja Mehta | TEDxDuke

How can we better understand each other? How can we reach out to each other? On college campuses what does it mean to be understanding and kind in the ...

TEDxDuke - Mark Anthony Neal on A History of Black Folk on Twitter

MARK ANTHONY NEAL Mark Anthony Neal is Professor of Black Popular Culture in the Department of African and African-American Studies at Duke University, ...

The Purpose of Work | Tony Loyd | TEDxDuke

The way you spend your time is the way you spend your life. On average, working Americans spend 36% of our weekdays sleeping and 37% of our days at work ...

Scott Huettel at TEDxDuke

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 ...

Addressing the Gap in Nursing Workforce Diversity | Brigit Carter | TEDxDuke

There is no one strategy to achieve equity however if we all take steps to contribute, whether it is healthcare related or in your area of expertise we will move ...

TEDxDuke - Caroline Bruzelius - Visual Space and Technology

"Visual Space and Technology" Caroline Bruzelius has been teaching at Duke since 1981. She received her BA from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. from Yale ...

How to repurpose activist energy to govern | Suhani Jalota | TEDxDuke

How do you make the government listen to you? How can energy empower communities to demand their own rights and at the same time govern themselves?

Local History Theater: Empowering Places and Growing Economies | Angela Ottoson-Staheli | TEDxDuke

Angie uses her experience as an actress and play write to talk about ho theater can tell the history of a small town. Theater can bring people together, and also ...

Building the fort -- a metaphor for starting anything | Chris Heivly | TEDxDuke

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Chris Heivly talks about his experience starting MapQuest and ...

Brian Oliversmith at TEDxDuke

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 ...

John Broadbent at TEDxDuke

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 ...

Chasing the Wrong Lead | Dirk Philipsen | TEDxDuke

Most people think that growth is good. Around the world, societies have hitched their hopes for progress and development to that idea, but a prosperous future ...