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[viddler id=c8607fd7&h=370&w=437] Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our “psychological immune system” lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert says our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong […]
Interview with Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D. “Stroke of Insight” Recently TED.com  featured an 18 minute clip about a brain researcher who had suffered a stroke in the left hemisphere of her brain. One morning Jill Bolte Taylor, PH.D, a brain scientist at Harvard, found herself in the midst of having a stroke. Being the […]
[viddler id=82eef975&h=370&w=437] Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, really looks into the brain: Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied […]
[viddler id=c433a7fb&h=370&w=437] Al Seckel, a cognitive neuroscientist and master of visual illusions, explores some of the perceptual illusions that fool our eyes and our brains. Running through example after example of images that buck our expectations, he asks why such tricks make us so happy. He even creates some of his own illusions, challenging our […]