All Videos Tagged talks (Think Atheist) - Think Atheist 2014-09-17T11:45:53Z http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=talks&rss=yes&xn_auth=no 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. 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. Accomplish More by Doing Less (But Thinking More) tag:www.thinkatheist.com,2008-09-21:1982180:Video:5615 2008-09-21T23:05:50.714Z Tori http://www.thinkatheist.com/profile/Tori <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/1982180:Video:5615"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="97" src="http://api.ning.com/files/XtaCiLqnL3HYda7dk8qiplnWU3ToAegU5d1rcvROa6ZfRFGwI21VwdKl313mW3DZ-2SttSmmHzXmXxo6SsJnUndyO4mMHbi7/121766358.bin?width=130&amp;height=97" width="130"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Zen teacher Marc Lesser offers some great advice on how to put more things on your "not to-do list" and accomplish your goals without getting caught up in meaningless busy-ness. This talk, which happened at the Google campus back in January, is lengthy at almost an hour, and some folks might find it a bit woo-woo. If you're ok with getting a little Zen mixed up in your workday, it's a worthy… <a href="http://www.thinkatheist.com/video/1982180:Video:5615"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/XtaCiLqnL3HYda7dk8qiplnWU3ToAegU5d1rcvROa6ZfRFGwI21VwdKl313mW3DZ-2SttSmmHzXmXxo6SsJnUndyO4mMHbi7/121766358.bin?width=130&amp;height=97" width="130" height="97" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Zen teacher Marc Lesser offers some great advice on how to put more things on your "not to-do list" and accomplish your goals without getting caught up in meaningless busy-ness. This talk, which happened at the Google campus back in January, is lengthy at almost an hour, and some folks might find it a bit woo-woo. If you're ok with getting a little Zen mixed up in your workday, it's a worthy watch before you plan your upcoming workweek. Keep a notebook and pen handy while you watch this one.