Matthew Dea

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Tim Jackson: An economic reality check

Tim Jackson: An economic reality check

I want to talk to you today about prosperity, about our hopes for a shared and lasting prosperity. And not just us, but the two billion people worldwide who are still chronically undernourished. And hope actually is at the heart of this. In fact, the Latin word for hope is at the heart of the […]

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Catalyst: Science finds a better way to measure stress, anxiety and depression

Catalyst: Science finds a better way to measure stress, anxiety and depression

(upbeat music) – Our next talk is going to be, again, in wellness, but in a slightly different area and it has to do with mental health which is, as everybody knows, a fairly large problem in the country. This was a really interesting collaboration from people in psychiatry as well in engineering to look […]

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Calling to Say Thank You | The Science of Happiness

-After our first experiment on gratitude, we asked you guys for video responses, and you guys delivered. So take a look at what we did with it. Sit back, relax, and enjoy. -I literally just watched the piece you did on happiness. -Yeah, hello? -Hey, Grandpa. -Hey, how you doing, buddy? -I was crying while […]

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How The Economic Machine Works by Ray Dalio

How The Economic Machine Works by Ray Dalio

How the economic machine works, in 30 minutes. The economy works like a simple machine. But many people don’t understand it — or they don’t agree on how it works — and this has led to a lot of needless economic suffering. I feel a deep sense of responsibility to share my simple but practical […]

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The Science of Dreaming

The Science of Dreaming

Dreaming has got to be one of the weirdest things we do. I mean, I don’t want to diminish all the other strange crap our bodies are capable of, ’cause a lot of it is pretty cracked out. But dreams are a special kind of crazy. Like, no matter how many dreams you’ve had in […]

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Emotional Intelligence: 8 Habits that Fuel Unhappiness and Depression

Emotional Intelligence: 8 Habits that Fuel Unhappiness and Depression

Many of us are unwittingly making ourselves miserable with our bad habits. Here are eight habits that should be avoided in order to live a more fulfilling life: Bad Habit #1: Comparing yourself to others, which is a no win situation because there’s always someone smarter, richer, more talented, and better looking than you. In […]

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Bullying Exerts Psychiatric Effects Into Adulthood

Bullying Exerts Psychiatric Effects Into Adulthood

[intro music]>>Copeland: Obviously bullying behavior has gone on since the beginning of time. We can observe it in other cultures and certainly in animal groups as well. Research into it has really just kind of started in the 1980s. There were three boys in Norway that committed suicide and they each left notes that kind […]

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Reading Avg Treatment Effects & Confidence Intervals: Depression in OHE: Causal Inference Bootcamp

Reading Avg Treatment Effects & Confidence Intervals: Depression in OHE: Causal Inference Bootcamp

[MUSIC] So you’ve done your experiment: you’ve randomly assigned some people to have the option of enrolling in Medicaid and some people to be in the control group, and you’ve waited a year, you’ve gathered your data, and now it’s time to look at the outcome and see what the results are. So here we’ve […]

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The Scientific Power of Meditation

The Scientific Power of Meditation

For thousands of years people have practiced meditation for spiritual, emotional, and physical well being. But from a scientific perspective, how exactly does meditating affect your body? Does it really do anything? It all starts in the brain! During meditation, brain-scans see increased activity in regions directly correlated with decreased anxiety and depression, along with […]

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How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. My patient Kathy planned her wedding when she was in middle school. She would meet her future husband by age 27, get engaged a year later and get married a year after that. But when Kathy turned 27, she […]

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