In her TED Talk, “Art can heal PTSD's invisible wounds” (2016), Melissa Walker, a creative arts therapist at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence, explains engaging in artistic ventures can efficiently help war veterans recover from their PTSD and other mental afflictions, especially the venture of mask making. Walker combines scientific researches, imagery, and personal experiences to support her claim. Walker wants to promote the use of artistic ventures to improve the mental conditions of service members. Her informative tone inspires an audience which consists of specialists in mental illness, artists, and veterans and their families-people who may not know of the effectiveness of artistic therapy.
Kelly McGonigal begins this Ted Talk with a confession: she’s been giving people the wrong ideas about stress. Kelly has been telling people for years that stress will kill them and that it is totally and completely bad for them. Based on a study, though, this information that stress is bad for you is largely incorrect. The study in question shows that high levels of stress doesn’t kill people; rather, their perception of stress is what kills them. The study revealed that people with high stress….
Dalia Mogahed begins her Ted Talk saying, “What do you think when you first look at me?” She explains in her video that people shouldn’t have negative perceptions of her faith. Because she is herself a Muslim, she speaks on experience on how the media has perceived Muslims as bad people. Due to the accusations, it has affected her life extremely. She hopes that people chose empathy over prejudice when the media, for example, or really anyone classifies them as bad people.
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The Ted-Talk, “Our campaign to ban plastic bags in Bali”, given by siblings Melati and Isabel Wijsen was seemingly directed towards “all the kids of this beautiful but challenging world”. Therefore, centering their audience at all those kids in the crowd that will later become the future “leaders of today”. The main idea that the two sisters draw up within their speech is the concept that “you are never too young to understand” the world around you alongside the fact that making a change “isn’t going….
In the Ted Talk video “The Surprising Science of Happiness”, Dan Gilbert discusses the effects of how happiness works in regards to certain situations, such as in times of success and loss. In his discussion of happiness, he states that people not only have a biological immune system, but also a “psychological immune system” in which people can “synthesize happiness” (CITATION). To break these concepts down, the immune system functions to protect the body against diseases that can result in death….
Although I cannot relate to the prejudice of culture differences as expressed in this Ted Talk I understand what she’s saying. I feel as though in the beginning of the video her main point is that when meeting someone who shares opinions, experiences or cultures with you it is easier for you to communicate with them because of your similarities. I can relate to this with my friends and experiences we all went through such as bullying, abusive relationships, and the many years we spent together creating….
Patricia Ryan talked about her experience in living and teaching english for over 30 years in the gulf where she has seen vast cultural and linguistic change. This strategy helped her build her credibility with the audiences. The topic of her speech at Ted was “Don’t Insist on English!”. She addressed the question: Is the world’s focus on English preventing the spread of great ideas in other languages?
The primary audience to her speech was English teachers. Patricia Ryan has the same background that….
It’s so easy to create a professional website these days, one that looks trustworthy and reliable. Of course, that does not mean that the information contained within it is also reliable. You would think that would be obvious, we would all like to think that we’ve impervious to bullshit. Alas, that is not the case. We get tricked, mislead, and manipulated, and very often we’re totally unaware of it.
We talked briefly about the fluency illusion in chapter 13, we are susceptible to judging something….
Human–Human-Computer Interaction in the year 2020. Microsoft Research. Retrieved November 22, 2009., we find that been human is related to connection to other humans, to care, to transmit knowledge, emotions or experiences to others we care of.
In the article of Melissa Hogenboom (2015). The traits that make human beings unique. http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150706-the-small-list-of-things-that-make-humans-unique, she mentions that one of the characteristics that make us unique is been able to innovate and produce….
TED Talks Assignment
The speaker of “In search of the man who broke my neck” is Joshua Prager. His topic is his journey and what he learned in search of finding the man that hit him and broke his neck in a car crash. I chose this speaker and topic because the title of the video caught my attention and it looked interesting. The speech was organized in the sequence that the events he went through took place. He started by standing up and speaking of the crash in Jerusalem when he was 19 and….
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TED Talk: Hyeonseo Lee “My escape from North Korea”
Hyeonseo Lee saw her first public execution at age 7. A child growing up in North Korea, the moment affected her, but she didn’t understand the government repression going on around her. Lee was very scared on her mission to save her family from being jailed. She crossed them through the border but once they got there they got jailed. Lee spent almost all of her money….