All Videos Tagged TED (Think Atheist) - Think Atheist 2014-07-30T00:28:22Z http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=TED&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong tag:www.thinkatheist.com,2011-04-26:1982180:Video:636624 2011-04-26T18:25:04.591Z Matt http://www.thinkatheist.com/profile/Matt936 <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/kathryn-schulz-on-being-wrong"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com/files/COSWzsahr-LB2ZVAV36*Ib-kG6z4vay34r69ovPwng0W-wfokADaD0swhOGpGIa-7LImx516ZfpTmYEj*iOy9o-7YwEXaoxt/490992008.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we're wrong about that? "Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our… <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/kathryn-schulz-on-being-wrong"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/COSWzsahr-LB2ZVAV36*Ib-kG6z4vay34r69ovPwng0W-wfokADaD0swhOGpGIa-7LImx516ZfpTmYEj*iOy9o-7YwEXaoxt/490992008.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we're wrong about that? "Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our fallibility. David Christian: Big history tag:www.thinkatheist.com,2011-04-12:1982180:Video:615959 2011-04-12T03:48:28.520Z Gaytor http://www.thinkatheist.com/profile/Gaytor <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/david-christian-big-history"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/4vZaJTNnFP9G66gS-r1KDSAU6JcnpJeiIwkOEDapPq0Czp3Opxr7mnjZN5UfL2Qb3Pi47*QLtlObdMxqbnd1m7PSsV6dWVCz/426055292.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Backed by stunning illustrations, David Christian narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet, in a riv... <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/david-christian-big-history"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/4vZaJTNnFP9G66gS-r1KDSAU6JcnpJeiIwkOEDapPq0Czp3Opxr7mnjZN5UfL2Qb3Pi47*QLtlObdMxqbnd1m7PSsV6dWVCz/426055292.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Backed by stunning illustrations, David Christian narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet, in a riv... Sebastian Seung: I am my connectome tag:www.thinkatheist.com,2010-10-02:1982180:Video:377114 2010-10-02T22:32:08.041Z Monica McGee (Monicks) http://www.thinkatheist.com/profile/Monicks <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/sebastian-seung-i-am-my"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com/files/7oN4XjogiNAqMr0iIgW0r7baoCCGbcMJqzWGiKXxRRu7RIs9OOM*fHTbd-psFT*TR*a*TKj*KKEJy1kK8pp40xo12WqDneQH/767492676.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Sebastian Seung is mapping a massively ambitious new model of the brain that focuses on the connections between each neuron. He calls it our "connectome," and it's as individual as our genome -- and understanding it could open a new way to understand our brains and our… <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/sebastian-seung-i-am-my"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/7oN4XjogiNAqMr0iIgW0r7baoCCGbcMJqzWGiKXxRRu7RIs9OOM*fHTbd-psFT*TR*a*TKj*KKEJy1kK8pp40xo12WqDneQH/767492676.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Sebastian Seung is mapping a massively ambitious new model of the brain that focuses on the connections between each neuron. He calls it our "connectome," and it's as individual as our genome -- and understanding it could open a new way to understand our brains and our minds. Oliver Sacks: What hallucination reveals about our minds tag:www.thinkatheist.com,2010-09-02:1982180:Video:348064 2010-09-02T04:36:53.021Z Monica McGee (Monicks) http://www.thinkatheist.com/profile/Monicks <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/sebastian-seung-i-am-my"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com/files/7oN4XjogiNAqMr0iIgW0r7baoCCGbcMJqzWGiKXxRRu7RIs9OOM*fHTbd-psFT*TR*a*TKj*KKEJy1kK8pp40xo12WqDneQH/767492676.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnet syndrome -- when visually impaired people experience lucid hallucinations. He describes the experiences of his patients in heartwarming detail and walks us through the biology of this under-reported… <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/sebastian-seung-i-am-my"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/7oN4XjogiNAqMr0iIgW0r7baoCCGbcMJqzWGiKXxRRu7RIs9OOM*fHTbd-psFT*TR*a*TKj*KKEJy1kK8pp40xo12WqDneQH/767492676.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnet syndrome -- when visually impaired people experience lucid hallucinations. He describes the experiences of his patients in heartwarming detail and walks us through the biology of this under-reported phenomenon. Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception tag:www.thinkatheist.com,2010-07-01:1982180:Video:305937 2010-07-01T02:05:29.024Z Monica McGee (Monicks) http://www.thinkatheist.com/profile/Monicks <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/michael-shermer-the-pattern"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com/files/3SuWytVm4jja6I6b5Tymm4ZtVLYu*aktWtyxihrx8H*CyFodpOUmKLNVsgTQ8pDvDO3TDEHnv5dCoV7p9uSH00ruYfiiB7TU/472540930.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>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… <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/michael-shermer-the-pattern"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/3SuWytVm4jja6I6b5Tymm4ZtVLYu*aktWtyxihrx8H*CyFodpOUmKLNVsgTQ8pDvDO3TDEHnv5dCoV7p9uSH00ruYfiiB7TU/472540930.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />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.