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  1. The Man Working To Reverse-Engineer Your Brain

    Our brains are filled with billions of neurons. Neuroscientist Sebastian Seung explains how mapping out the connections between those neurons might be the key to understanding the basis of things like personality, memory, perception, ideas and mental illness.

    http://www.npr.org/2012/02/29/147190092/the-man-working-to-reverse-engineer-your-brain

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  2. The Atlantic Meets The Pacific: Exploring the Future of Gaming and Alternate Realities with Will Wright

    Will Wright, creator of the Sims and the Spore, talks about the future of video games and digital learning in this conversation with Alexis Madrigal of The Atlantic. This program is part of The Atlantic Meets The Pacific, sponsored by the Atlantic and UC San Diego. Series: "The Atlantic Meets The Pacific".

    http://www.uctv.tv/search-details.aspx?showID=22776

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  3. where good ideas come from

    People often credit their ideas to individual "Eureka!" moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His fascinating tour takes us from the "liquid networks" of London’s coffee houses to Charles Darwin’s long, slow hunch to today’s high-velocity web.

    —Huffduffed by olafursverrir 3 years ago

  4. Daniel Pink - Drive

    Daniel Pink, author of Drive, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about drive, motivation, compensation, and incentives. Pink discusses the implications of using monetary rewards as compensation in business and in education. Much of the conversation focuses on the research underlying the book, Drive, research from behavioral psychology that challenges traditional claims by economists on the power of monetary and other types of incentive. The last part of the conversation turns toward education and the role of incentives in motivating or demotivating

    http://www.econtalk.org/archives/_featuring/dan_pink/

    —Huffduffed by olafursverrir 3 years ago

  5. Daniel Pink - How half your brain can save your job

    Author Dan Pink talks about the ideas in his book, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. He argues that the skills of the right side of the brain—skills such as creativity, empathy, contextual thinking and big picture thinking—are going to become increasingly important as a response to competition from low-wage workers overseas and our growing standard of living.

    http://www.econtalk.org/archives/_featuring/dan_pink/

    —Huffduffed by olafursverrir 3 years ago