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The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge | TEDxChristchurch

Translator: Mayumi Oiwa-Bungard Reviewer: Queenie Lee In 1847, a physician by the name of Semmelweis advised that all physicians wash their hands before touching a pregnant woman, in order to prevent childbed fever. His research showed that you could reduce the mortality rates from septicemia, from 18% down to 2%, simply through washing your hands […]

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What ancient DNA can teach us about migration in prehistory | Professor Ian Barnes | TEDxLondon

Translator: Behdad Khazaeli Reviewer: Hélène Vernet Hello everyone. So, I’m going to talk today about migration and movement, and particularly people moving into the British Isles in the past. And if we think about past migrations into Britain, we probably first off might have some ideas about the 20th century, people coming from the Caribbean, […]

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I have one more chromosome than you. So what? | Karen Gaffney | TEDxPortland

Translator: Theresa Ranft Good morning. You know, I survived Alcatraz, so this should be a piece of cake, right? (Laughter) (Applause) I wonder what comes to mind when you think of our tomorrows, the tomorrows of people with Down syndrome. Some of you may be thinking, “Is there a tomorrow for people like us?” Given […]

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Why the “born this way” argument doesn’t advance LGBT equality | Dr. Lisa Diamond | TEDxSaltLakeCity

Translator: Tuğçe Arman Reviewer: Robert Tucker True or false: (Laughter) Sexual orientation is something you are born with. Chances are that if you support LGBT rights, you said “true.” Surveys have found that people who view sexual orientation as an innate trait, like eye color, tend to be more supportive of LGBT rights. Now, why […]

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Eating Disorders: Why is it so Hard to Treat Them? | Ilona Kajokiene | TEDxVilnius

Translator: Galina Mitricheva Reviewer: Denise RQ Most of us like food and enjoy eating as a very pleasurable experience. But sometimes, this relationship with the food becomes an anxiety-provoking one. I would like to go deeper. And I will start from my personal memories. It happened in 1994, my very first day working as a […]

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Epigenetics – our bodies’ way to change the destiny written in our DNA | Moshe Szyf | TEDxBratislava

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney So, it all came to life in a dark bar in Madrid, and as I was stepping into the bar, I encountered my colleague from McGill, Michael Meaney. And we’re drinking a few beers, and like scientists do, he told me about his work. He told me that he […]

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Neurodiversity – the key that unlocked my world | Elisabeth Wiklander | TEDxGöteborg

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs My name is Elisabeth Wiklander, and I – I am autistic. What do you think about when you hear the word “autistic”? How do you react when you hear the word “autism”? Would you say that it is a lifelong disorder? An impairment? A disability? This is indeed the […]

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The Magical Science of Storytelling | David JP Phillips

60% of the audience believe that their decisions are rational and logical. Their conclusions, they said, every single decision you’ve taken in your entire life and you will take for the rest of your life. Every single decision is driven by emotion or instincts. That all, no exceptions. so welcome to the show, David. It’s […]

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