TEDTalks Society and Culture

Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
72 Episodes

My journey to thank all the people responsible for my morning coffee | AJ Jacobs

2 years ago ● 72 minutes
Author AJ Jacobs embarked on a quest with a deceptively simple idea at its heart: to personally th

A memory scientist's advice on reporting harassment and discrimination | Julia Shaw

2 years ago ● 72 minutes
How do you turn a memory, especially one of a traumatic event, into hard evidence of a crime?

How revenge porn turns lives upside down | Darieth Chisolm

2 years ago ● 9 minutes
What can you do if you're the victim of revenge porn or cyberbullying? Shockingly little, says

How we can help young people build a better future | Henrietta Fore

2 years ago ● 58 minutes
A massive generation of young people is about to inherit the world, and it's the duty of everyon

How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold

2 years ago ● 19 minutes
Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without a rope to c

3 lessons on decision-making from a poker champion | Liv Boeree

2 years ago ● 23 minutes
Is it better to be lucky or good? Should we trust our gut feelings or rely on probabilities and ca

What happened when we tested thousands of abandoned rape kits in Detroit | Kym Worthy

2 years ago ● 25 minutes
In 2009, 11,341 untested rape kits -- some dating back to the 1980s -- were found in an abandone

Why museums are returning cultural treasures | Chip Colwell

2 years ago ● 1 minutes
Archaeologist and curator Chip Colwell collects artifacts for his museum, but he also returns them

The press trampled on my privacy. Here's how I took back my story | Kate Stone

2 years ago ● 3 minutes
After a horrific accident put her in the tabloid headlines, Kate Stone found a way to take control

What are the most important moral problems of our time? | Will MacAskill

2 years ago ● 73 minutes
Of all the problems facing humanity, which should we focus on solving first? In a compelling tal
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