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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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There Was No First Human

[MUSIC] This is me. I’m a human. These are my parents, they’re clearly humans too. My grandfather, human. My great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather? Humans without a doubt. But my grandfather 185 million generations removed? Not a human. He was a fish. [MUSIC] Imagine you could take a picture of every ancestor down the line and put…

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An Antidote to Dissatisfaction

Everybody is familiar with the feeling that things are not as they should be. That you’re not successful enough, your relationship’s not satisfying enough, that you don’t have the things you crave. A chronic dissatisfaction that makes you look outwards with envy and inwards with disappointment. Pop culture, advertising, and social media make this worse…

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Optical illusions show how we see | Beau Lotto

I want to start with a game. Okay? And to win this game, all you have to do is see the reality that’s in front of you as it really is, all right? So we have two panels here, of colored dots. And one of those dots is the same in the two panels. And…

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Breaking the illusion of skin color – Nina Jablonski

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Nina Jablonski breaks the illusion of skin color

Interestingly, Charles Darwin was born a very lightly pigmented man, in a moderately-to-darkly pigmented world. Over the course of his life, Darwin had great privilege. He lived in a fairly wealthy home. He was raised by very supportive and interested parents. And when he was in his 20s he embarked upon a remarkable voyage on…

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The Magic of Consciousness

Consciousness matters to us. Arguably it matters more than anything. Take away the magic of sensations, the magic we create, and we’d be smaller creatures living in the duller world. Yet consciousness is still a scientific mystery. Does it mean there are dimensions to the universe that science doesn’t understand? Or could it all be…

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Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR

magine you were alive back in the 1980’s, and were told that computers would soon take over everything: from shopping, to dating, and the stock market, that billions of people would be connected via a kind of web, that you would own a handheld device, orders of magnitudes more powerful than supercomputers. It would seem…

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The Gruesome Truth About Parasites [Full Episode]

– [Narrator] Hey, kids. Remember, everything you’re about to learn is real. ♪ Look at all the wonders ♪ ♪ That a single class can find ♪ ♪ If they decide to shut their mouth ♪ ♪ And open up their eyes ♪ ♪ Sex and shit and crime and pain ♪ ♪ All this…

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Magicians Mistakes (Subtitles)

If you like our audio and video materials, you can support the project. Details of the description to video. www.intelligenthumanity.com Intelligent Humanity Represents Magicians Mistakes Gregory’s Private Consultation Levashov made a fundamental mistake. First, a person needs to rebuild his worldview, and than reveal his abilities. Abilities can also give magical abilities. How a person…

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