terça-feira, 8 de setembro de 2015

How we read each other's minds, Rebecca Saxe

http://www.ted.com Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Here, Rebecca Saxe shares fascinating lab work that uncovers how the brain thinks about other peoples' thoughts -- and judges their actions.

Strange answers to the Psychopath Test, Jon Ronson

Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test, illuminates the gray areas between the two. (With live-mixed sound by Julian Treasure and animation by Evan Grant.)

Living Without Fear, Jee Hyun

Dr Kim currently leads a research team working on memory aspects of early-onset anxiety disorders and drug addiction in the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne. Her research suggests cognitive-behavioural therapies have different effectiveness depending on one's age, and advocates treatment of mental disorders during childhood. Her research in memory across development began when she received Bachelor of Psychology with 1st Class Honours and the University Medal in 2004 from the University of New South Wales, Australia. She then received a Ph.D. in 2008 for research in memory retrieval, forgetting, inhibition and erasure from UNSW. While she was at Michigan University for her postdoctoral training, UNSW gave her U-committee Award for Research Excellence in Science in 2010. Dr Kim has recently been honoured with the Australian Psychological Society's Early Career Research Award in 2012. She has featured regularly on ABC radio, including 'Radio Australia', and has recently featured on Channel Ten's 'The Project'.

Imposters: The psychology of pretending to be someone you're not, Matthew Hornsey

Matthew Hornsey takes us into the adventures of some of the ballsiest imposters human kind have encountered, along with the romance and the lasting message they leave us. But the story doesn't end there. As he delves into the psychology of imposters, this phenomena might be even more prevalent and we might be looking at an imposter when we look into the mirror. Matthew is the Professor of Social Psychology in the School Psychology at the University of Queensland. Matthew's primary research interest is in examining intragroup and intergroup relations in the context of identity threat. In this informative TEDx Talk, he examined the imposter phenomena in our society, and it might be more prevalent than you think!

Honest liars: the psychology of self-deception, Cortney Warren

By providing content, resources, and connections, Dr. Cortney Warren's goal is to support anyone who is brave enough to live a more conscious life. For when we are honest about who we really are, we have the opportunity to change. For more information on Dr. Cortney Warren and her talk visit www.choosehonesty.com. Her book, Lies We Tell Ourselves: The Psychology of Self Deception, was written to supplement this talks and is available on Amazon and Nook.

How to spot a psychopath, Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker. He is the author of two previous bestsellers, Them: Adventures with Extremists and The Men Who Stare at Goats, and two collections, Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness and What I Do: More True Tales of Everyday Craziness and his latest book -- also a Sunday Times top ten bestseller - is The Psychopath Test. Jon Ronson lives with his family in London.