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Psychologist Philip Zimbardo asks, "Why are boys struggling?" He shares some stats (lower graduation rates, greater worries about intimacy and relationships) and suggests a few reasons -- and challenges the TED community to think about solutions.

As a parent of a boy who LOVES video games, I find his ideas worth considering. After years of teaching in the public classroom, I have noticed a difference between boys and girls and they way that school fails boys!

Sweat the small stuff

It may seem that big problems require big solutions, but ad man Rory Sutherland says many flashy, expensive fixes are just obscuring better, simpler answers. To illustrate, he uses behavioral economics and hilarious examples.

TED // Science of motivation // awesome

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don& Traditional rewards aren& always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories -- and maybe, a way forward.

10 talks you won't be able to stop thinking about | Playlist | TED.com

One of my favorite TED Talks Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.

"Thomas Suarez is in the 6th grade at a middle school in the South Bay. And while most of his peers are probably fussing over new soccer kleets or watching the Disney channel, he’s creating iOS apps and giving TED Talks." / kids like this make me excited for the future

Absolutely amazing: 6th grade iPhone app developer speaks at TEDx

Ted Talks Summer Learning Series: Ted Talks for Learning by Thomas Suarez-iPhone Application Developer and grader.

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories -- and maybe, a way forward.

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don& Traditional rewards aren& always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories -- and maybe, a way forward.

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. (Filmed at TEDxBloomington.)

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.

10 Motivational TED Talks to Help You Chip Away at Your Mental Blocks

10 Motivational TED Talks To Help You Chip Away At Your Mental Blocks

10 Motivational TED Talks to Help You Chip Away at Your Mental Blocks - Tap the link now to Learn how I made it to 1 million in sales in 5 months with e-commerce! I'll give you the 3 advertising phases I did to make it for FREE!

Annie Murphy Paul: What we learn before we're born via TED..extremely interesting and highly recommended!

When does learning begin -BEFORE we are born -Science writer Annie Murphy Paul talks thru new research that shows how much we learn in the womb -- from the lilt of our native language to our soon-to-be-favorite foods.

With profound simplicity, Coach John Wooden redefines success and urges us all to pursue the best in ourselves. In this inspiring talk he shares the advice he gave his players at UCLA, quotes poetry & remembers his father's wisdom. John Wooden, affectionately known as Coach, led UCLA to record wins that are still unmatched in the world of basketball. Throughout his long life, he shared the values and life lessons he passed to his players, emphasizing success that's about much more than…

With profound simplicity, Coach John Wooden redefines success and urges us all to pursue the best in ourselves. In this inspiring talk he shares the advice he gave his players at UCLA, quotes poetry and remembers his father’s wisdom.(Filmed at

Wow!  These unusual underwater creatures!!!  Only 3% of ocean explored.  The most popular talks of all time | Playlist | TED.com

David Gallo shows jaw-dropping footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean.

Barry Schwartz makes a passionate call for "practical wisdom" as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy. He argues powerfully that rules often fail us, incentives often backfire, and practical, everyday wisdom will help rebuild our world.

Barry Schwartz: Rules & Incentives assume the worker has no practical wisdom which is demoralizing. Instead celebrate moral heroes and mentor workers to acquire wisdom. via TED

LISTEN to the man | Jackson Katz appeals to evolve manhood

WATCH: The TED Talk You Need To Show All Your Male Friends

Jackson Katz TED talk on why crimes against women and sexism are "Men's Issues." He is the Author of The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and and How All Men Can Help

This 10 Minute TED Talk by Bill Gates Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting | Inc.com

This 10 Minute TED Talk by Bill Gates Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting

10 Minute TED Talk by Bill Gates Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting

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