TED Talks Daily

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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.

What do Tourette syndrome, heroin addiction and social media obsession all have in common? They converge in an area of the brain called the striatum, says neuroscientist Rachel Wurzman -- and this critical discovery could reshape our understanding of the opioid crisis. Sharing insights from her research, Wurzman shows how social isolation contributes to relapse and overdose rates and reveals how meaningful human connection could offer a potentially powerful source of recovery.


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How we can help young people build a better future | Henrietta Fore
How nationalism and globalism can coexist | Wanis Kabbaj
How conscious investors can turn up the heat and make companies change | Vinay Shandal
Your elusive creative genius | Elizabeth Gilbert
What does the universe sound like? A musical tour | Matt Russo
The pharmacy of the future? Personalized pills, 3D printed at home | Daniel Kraft
5 transformational policies for a prosperous and sustainable world | Johan Rockström
The key to a better malaria vaccine | Faith Osier
Why we have an emotional connection to robots | Kate Darling
Let's protect the oceans like national parks | David Lang
How whistle-blowers shape history | Kelly Richmond Pope
How whistle-blowers shape history | Kelly Richmond Pope
What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley
What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley
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