RSVP for Rewriting Memory



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RSVP here to join us on Wednesday, April 21 for Rewriting Memory. Recall your happiest memory, experience anew all the emotion it evokes… And then ask yourself: Is that memory accurate? Did it really happen as you recall it years later? Doubtful. Indeed, there’s a fair amount of evidence to…

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Watch Quantum Century: A Conversation with Carlo Rovelli and Kieran Fitzgerald

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In celebration of World Quantum Day, The Exchange and The Quantum Century Project bring you a conversation between two leaders in their field, quantum physicist Carlo Rovelli and screenwriter Kieran Fitzgerald. Join us for an accessible and user-friendly tour of quantum mechanics (the underlying rules of the physical universe), the…

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Watch The Power of Stories: Writing the Future of Our Planet

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Together, we are writing the future of our planet. In the same way that we are living with the deeds and decisions of the past, the choices made and actions taken by those of us alive today will bear direct impact on the generations who come after we are gone.…

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Watch We See You: The Power of Female STEM Role Models On and Off the Screen

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Women have made groundbreaking contributions to science throughout history and yet their numbers and visibility in many scientific fields have remained low. Their stories are often characterized by perseverance and tenacity. Though women scientists continue to face the toxic impact of implicit and explicit bias; sexual harassment; unequal access to…

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Watch Talk-Back: Dick Johnson Is Dead

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As her father nears the end of his life, renowned documentary filmmaker Kirsten Johnson used the language of her craft to help them both find closure in the inevitable. This inventive, heartbreaking, often comical exploration of dementia is deeply human and truly original. The use of special effects allows the…

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Watch A Deep Dive with Ocean Explorer David Gallo

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Hear from renowned ocean explorer David Gallo, co-leader of the TITANIC and missing flight Air France 447 expeditions. Our oceans have long been a source of scientific investigation and play a fundamental part in supporting life on Earth. They represent the planet’s largest habitat and are home to more than…

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Watch TED@NAS: On Stage/Back Stage

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https://vimeo.com/516823922 Science catalyzes progress. It allows us to explore our biggest questions, generate new ideas and seek out solutions. At its best, science ignites change and fuels our way forward. In November 2019, TED partnered with the National Academy of Sciences to bring the first-ever all-science TED lineup to the…

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Watch The Science of Attraction

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So you’re at a bar and you notice someone. Or maybe they notice you. Why? Who we find attractive is a hard question to answer. Are some of us wired to be monogamous? Promiscuous? What do the mating habits in the animal kingdom tell us about human love and sex?…

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Watch Impulse Control: Making Your Brain Work for You

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RSVP here to join us on Wednesday, February 10 at 1PM PST/4PM EST for Impulse Control: Making Your Brain Work for You. Can we learn to control our impulses before they control us? Even more importantly: can we learn to let them flow when it really matters? Countless years of…

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Watch A COVID-19 Conversation with Larry Brilliant & Seth MacFarlane

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Join renowned epidemiologist Larry Brilliant and Science & Entertainment Exchange advisory board member writer/director/producer/actor Seth MacFarlane as they take a deep dive into current COVID-19 events, tackling a list of frequently asked questions to help us all understand what lies ahead. As we struggle through what remains of a hard…

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