Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality
Jul 19, 2016
What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more interested in moments when we transcend those traits — sometimes because our culture demands it of us, and sometimes because we demand it of ourselves. Join Little as he dissects the surprising differences between introverts and extroverts and explains why your personality may be more malleable than you think.
You are fluent in this language (and don’t even know it)
Without realizing it, we’re fluent in the language of pictures, says illustrator Christoph Niemann. In a charming talk packed with witty, whimsical drawings, Niemann takes us on a hilarious visual tour that shows how artists tap into our emotions and minds — all without words.
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Leading with Laughter: The Power of Humor in Leadership
People are pining for leaders and mentors who are relatable and imperfect
Paul Osincup talks about his idea for using laughter to building stronger leaders as part of the TEDxNapaValley 2016 “Go Figure!” event.
What makes things funny
Oct 12, 2010
Pete McGraw is a leading researcher at the Humor Research Lab at the University of Colorado, Boulder. In this talk he not only discusses what is funny, but what makes something funny as well.