Happiness and Media – The Intersection
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Happiness and Media – The Intersection

How does media impact happiness? That depends on how you define happiness. There are two primary approaches…

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The Barbara Bouchey Story: Humble Beginnings to Great Success
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The Barbara Bouchey Story: Humble Beginnings to Great Success

In the case of Barbara Bouchey, the familiar adage that says "whatever does not kill…

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Want to be Happy? Be Grateful
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Want to be Happy? Be Grateful

The Real Reason for Brains
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The Real Reason for Brains

Ted Talk by Daniel Wolpert Neuroscientist Daniel Wolpert starts from a surprising premise: the brain…

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Reach into the Computer and Grab a Pixel
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Reach into the Computer and Grab a Pixel

The border between our physical world and the digital information surrounding us has been getting…

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Designing for Social Change
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Designing for Social Change

Andrew Shea is a graphic designer, writer, and educator living in New York City. As…

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Social Networks for Social Justice: The Power of Technology to do Good
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Social Networks for Social Justice: The Power of Technology to do Good

Ben Rattray, founder of Change.org, describes to the National Journal’s Ron Brownstein how powerful this…

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How Technology Moves Society, Not Politics
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How Technology Moves Society, Not Politics

Technology impacts society more than laws and politics. 3D printing can help make affordable prosthetics.…

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Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness
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Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness

Dan Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness,” challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if…

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Martin Seligman: The New Era of Positive Psychology
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Martin Seligman: The New Era of Positive Psychology

Martin Seligman talks about psychology — as a field of study and as it works…

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How TV Affects the Brains of Young Children
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How TV Affects the Brains of Young Children

The more television that children watch before the age of 3, the more likely they…

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Psychology of Social Media
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Psychology of Social Media

Dr Michael Sinclair, Consultant Psychologist interviewed on BBC World, Global, by Jon Sopel. Pychology of…

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‘Look Up’ – Are Smart Phones Making Us Lonely?
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‘Look Up’ – Are Smart Phones Making Us Lonely?

‘Look Up’ – A spoken word film for an online generation. Subscribe for more videos: http://bit.ly/Subscribe_to_Gary_Turk…

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The Upside of Social Media Narcissism
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The Upside of Social Media Narcissism

Top 10 Facts – Psychology
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Top 10 Facts – Psychology

Fabulously informative video created by ● LEMMiNOTV: http://lemmino.net/ytlemminotv ● LEMMiNOMusic: http://lemmino.net/ytlemmino

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Human Consciousness – Mind Science
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Human Consciousness – Mind Science

Science tries to study the origins of human consciousness. Is consciousness only in our physical…

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The Brain in Love
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The Brain in Love

Savant Daniel Tammet on Perception
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Savant Daniel Tammet on Perception

Ted Talk by Daniel Tammet, a high-functioning autistic savant. Daniel Tammet has linguistic, numerical and visual…

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Steve Wozniak Corrects Inaccuracies About Jobs Movie
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Steve Wozniak Corrects Inaccuracies About Jobs Movie

Steve Wozniak was disappointed that the characters were misportrayed, the evolution of Steve Jobs was missed –…

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Kevin Mitnick Interview on Steven Colbert
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Kevin Mitnick Interview on Steven Colbert

Kevin Mitnick speaks about his past and his book, Ghost in the Wires, to late…

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Freedom Downtime – The Story of Legendary Hacker Kevin Mitnick
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Freedom Downtime – The Story of Legendary Hacker Kevin Mitnick

Can you launch a nuclear missile by whistling into a payphone? The unofficial story of…

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Leonardo da Vinci’s Life and Legacy, in a Vintage Pop-Up Book
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Leonardo da Vinci’s Life and Legacy, in a Vintage Pop-Up Book

This article was written by Maria Popova and taken from her extraordinary website – www.brainpickings.org The…

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Transmedia Storytelling Case Study – Digital Emmy nominated Final Punishment
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Transmedia Storytelling Case Study – Digital Emmy nominated Final Punishment

Final Punishment: Transmedia Storytelling Case Study – Digital Emmy nominated “Final Punishment” is beActive’s first…

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Legendary Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips on Why the Capacity for Boredom Is Essential for a Full Life
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Legendary Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips on Why the Capacity for Boredom Is Essential for a Full Life

“Boredom … protects the individual, makes tolerable for him the impossible experience of waiting for…

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Psychology of Your Future Self & How Present Illusions Hinder Future Happiness
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Psychology of Your Future Self & How Present Illusions Hinder Future Happiness

This article was originally written by Maria Popova and published on her extraordinary web site…

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Brian Mulligan Fighting Police Brutality
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Brian Mulligan Fighting Police Brutality

Media icon Brian Mulligan was lucky to be alive after brutality at the hands of…

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Afghanistan: The war logs
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Afghanistan: The war logs

From the GUARDIAN: This series of reports on the war in Afghanistan is based on…

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Afghanistan war logs: Massive leak of secret files exposes truth of occupation
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Afghanistan war logs: Massive leak of secret files exposes truth of occupation

A huge cache of secret US military files today provides a devastating portrait of the failing war…

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Protected: Trafficking & Torture
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Protected: Trafficking & Torture

The Theology of Rest: A Modern Sermon About Living with Presence in the Age of Productivity
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The Theology of Rest: A Modern Sermon About Living with Presence in the Age of Productivity

This article was written by Maria Popova and originally published on her extraordinary web site…

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The People v. Charlie Beck: An Indictment of Five Years of LAPD Abuse
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The People v. Charlie Beck: An Indictment of Five Years of LAPD Abuse

Shortly after LAPD Chief Charlie Beck submitted formal notification of his intent to serve another,…

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David Tupaz – Destiny in Fashion Design
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David Tupaz – Destiny in Fashion Design

Meet Fashion Designer David Tupaz Some might say that Las Vegas fashion designer David Tupaz…

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Monica Lewinsky: ‘I Was A Virgin To Humiliation’
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Monica Lewinsky: ‘I Was A Virgin To Humiliation’

In her first television interview in more than 10 years, Monica Lewinsky called herself “the…

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s Message: #banbossy
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s Message: #banbossy

Here is the message from Sheryl Sandberg… Hello friends & family! Today, on the one-year…

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Lola Blanc’s Dreamy New Song – Shangri La
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Lola Blanc’s Dreamy New Song – Shangri La

Lola Blanc dropped a buzz track for her fans, and she reaches some pretty high…

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Noam Chomsky On Artificial Intelligence , Cognitive Science , and Neuroscience
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Noam Chomsky On Artificial Intelligence , Cognitive Science , and Neuroscience

Brains, Minds and Machines Symposium, May, 2011, at MIT. Keynote Panel: The Golden Age A Look…

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Getting it Right: Ethical Reporting on People Affected by Trauma
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Getting it Right: Ethical Reporting on People Affected by Trauma

A teaching DVD for working journalists and students to learn ethical, sensitive and accurate reporting…

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Topher Adam, the Tim Burton of Fashion
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Topher Adam, the Tim Burton of Fashion

Topher Adams, founder of Dark Beauty Magazine, isn’t your run-of-the-mill magazine editor or fashion designer.…

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History of the World Wide Web
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History of the World Wide Web

The students from the Computer Club at NCP Charter School in Texas, found our web…

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Meet the Man From Meet.fm
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Meet the Man From Meet.fm

Cary came up with the idea for Meet.fm based on his personal need to communicate…

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