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Powerful visual illusions | Al Seckel

We’re going to talk — my — a new lecture, just for TED — and I’m going show you some illusions that we’ve created for TED, and I’m going to try to relate this to happiness. What I was thinking about with happiness is, what gives happiness — or happiness, which I equate with joy…

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How to Read Body Language of the Hands + Magic Trick from GelasiMagic

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Artificial Intelligence Solved This Audio Illusion. Can You?

Now, did you hear what I was saying? Clearly enough that you could, say, write it in dow the comments? If so, you just experienced a phenomenon called The Cocktail Party Effect. You can hear me while there’s people talking right next to us or if there’s a jazz band across the room. This is…

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The illusion of consciousness | Dan Dennett

So I’m going to speak about a problem that I have and that’s that I’m a philosopher. (Laughter) When I go to a party and people ask me what do I do and I say, “I’m a professor,” their eyes glaze over. When I go to an academic cocktail party and there are all the…

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Money Risking Trick

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The psychological tricks of faith healing, explained | Derren Brown | Big Think

So, I did a show called Miracle, which it’s on Netflix at the moment. And the second half of it was faith healing, which was a bold move because I knew my audiences wouldn’t believe in it any more than I do, which is not at all essential in terms of anything divine happening. And…

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Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion | Big Think

What one of the problems we have in discussing consciousness scientifically is that consciousness is irreducibly subjective. This is a point that many philosophers have made – Thomas Nagel, John Sorrell, David Chalmers. While I don’t agree with everything they’ve said about consciousness I agree with them on this point that consciousness is what it’s…

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Annoying Orange – React to CRAZY OPTICAL ILLUSIONS!

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5 Optical Illusions That Will Test Your Brain Power #2 | Eye Test | Brain Teasers | FactoFusion

Illusions are the perfect way to test the connection between our brain and our eyes At first our eyes see an illusion, then our brain tries to make a sense of the situation and most of the time, what we see isn’t always what we get That’s why very few things on the internet have…

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The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their memories.This is going to blow your mind.Here is how it works.Take a look at these…

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