Matthew Dea

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Science of How OCD Works (Dealing with Brain Lock)
Transforming Medicine: Psychedelic Science 2013 Mini-Documentary

Transforming Medicine: Psychedelic Science 2013 Mini-Documentary

[Inspirationional music] [Albert Garcia-Romeu] Because of the long hiatus in psychedelic research, there’s a lot we don’t know about how they can be used to help people, and at this point, now that we’re actually turning around and looking at these substances with a fresh eye, I think that there’s a lot of benefit that […]

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3 psychological tricks to help you save money | The Way We Work, a TED series

3 psychological tricks to help you save money | The Way We Work, a TED series

So now that I was 4,000 dollars in the hole, I did two things. The first is that I unlinked my credit card from my car-sharing apps. Instead, I linked a debit card that only had 300 dollars a month. If I needed more, I had to go through the whole process of adding a […]

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3 Brain Teasers! ft. Physics Girl, Idea Channel & Joe Hanson
A memory scientist’s solution to workplace harassment | Dr Julia Shaw | TEDxLondon

A memory scientist’s solution to workplace harassment | Dr Julia Shaw | TEDxLondon

Translator: Hiroko Kawano Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Me Too and Time’s Up have highlighted that harassment and discrimination are a shockingly common part of many people’s lived reality, and that this reality extends into the workplace. Whether in tech or finance, sports or the service industry, every day we seem to hear another story […]

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Backstreet Boys to BTS: The Science Behind Why We Love Boy Bands

So today we’re going to be discussing a topic that positively makes me want to scream and fall into crying fits of hysterics. That’s right, we’re talking boy bands, bands of boys, groupings of young men…well you get what I’m trying to say here. It’s boy band mania at Origin of Everything and I’ll be […]

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How Scientists Can Avoid Cognitive Bias

Today I want to talk about a topic that is much, much more important than anything I have previously talked about. And that’s how cognitive biases prevent science from working properly. Cognitive biases have received some attention in recent years, thanks to books like “Thinking Fast and Slow,” “You Are Not So Smart, or “Blind […]

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The truth about lies | The Economist

The truth about lies | The Economist

I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky. People have got to know whether or not their president’s a crook. Well, I’m not a crook. That means allowing Americans who like their doctor and like their healthcare plan to keep their plan. What do these statements have in common? Well, they were […]

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Math isn’t hard, it’s a language | Randy Palisoc | TEDxManhattanBeach

Math isn’t hard, it’s a language | Randy Palisoc | TEDxManhattanBeach

Translator: Radu Chirila Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo 26% on the nation’s report card, that’s the percentage of U.S. 12th graders who are proficient in Math. In America, we pride ourselves as being an exceptional country. But does 26% sound exceptional to you? Raise your hand if you think as a country we need to do […]

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OSHO: Science and the Inner Journey