Story Felling

Story Felling

Stacy Smith [ Bias Networks 15:44 ] Today, I want to tell you about a pressing social issue. Now, it’s not nuclear arms, it’s not immigration, and it’s not malaria. I’m here to talk about movies. Now, in all seriousness, movies are actually really important. In film, we can be wildly entertained, and we can also be transported through storytelling. Storytelling is so

Shaping Neighborhoods

Shaping Neighborhoods

Theaster Gates [ WEB 3.0 ] I’m a potter, which seems like a fairly humble vocation. I know a lot about pots. I’ve spent about 15 years making them. One of the things that really excites me in my artistic practice and being trained as a potter is that you very quickly learn how to make great things out of nothing; that I

The Power of Yet

The Power of Yet

Carol Dweck [ Mindset 10:25 ] I heard about a high school in Chicago where students had to pass a certain number of courses to graduate, and if they didn’t pass a course, they got the grade “Not Yet.” And I thought that was fantastic, because if you get a failing grade, you think, I’m nothing, I’m nowhere. But if you get the

How To Grow Your Brain

How To Grow Your Brain

Sal Khan [ Neurogenesis ] We know that our brain is what makes us us. It’s what does all of our thinking. It’s what processes all of the sensory input from the outside world and creates this reality in our brain that we experience. It is us. The question is: what is the brain actually made up of? It’s primarily made up of

Above The Fold

Above The Fold

 Safiya Noble [ Machine Learning 16:48 ] One of my earliest memories is a memory being about two or three years old and putting my hand on top of my mother’s hand and being really sad – not understanding why they didn’t match. You see, my Mom was white and, as you can see, I am not. This was a real source

CBT

CBT

Jules Evans [ Habit Formation ] I’m going to tell you how ancient Greek philosophy inspired modern Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT. And how through CBT millions of people have got access to the therapeutic wisdom of the ancient Greeks. We are realizing that philosophy can help us, as Socrates put it: “To take care of our souls.” So I’m going to begin

Successive Relearning

Successive Relearning

 Katherine Rawson [ Neurogenesis ] I have two basic points I’d like to talk about today. The first concerns why it’s important to make sure that students are well equipped to effectively regulate their own learning outside of the class and the second point — the one I’ll be focusing on primarily — is that Successive Relearning arguably is the most important