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Loftus’s TED Talk a Standout Hit

A talk by APS Past President Elizabeth Loftus has become an overnight sensation among TED viewers, garnering over 300,000 views in the first week it was available online. ... More>


Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals

TedTalk: Empathy, cooperation, fairness and reciprocity — caring about the well-being of others seems like a very human trait. But Frans de Waal shares some surprising videos of behavioral tests, […]... More>


Michael Norton: How to buy happiness

TedTalk: At TEDxCambridge, Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can, indeed buy happiness — when you don’t spend it on yourself. Listen for surprising data on the many […]... More>


Laura Carstensen: Older people are happier

TedTalk: In the 20th century we added an unprecedented number of years to our lifespans, but is the quality of life as good? Surprisingly, yes! At TEDxWomen psychologist Laura Carstensen […]... More>