What Are Some Popular TED Talks You Can Watch Online?


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According to TED.com, some of the most popular TED talks viewable online include "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" by Ken Robinson and "Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are" by Amy Cuddy. Other TED videos within the top 20 most popular of all time include "How Great Leaders Inspire Action" by Simon Sinek, "The Power of Vulnerability" by Brene Brown and "My Stroke of Insight" by Jill Bolte Taylor.

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In the TED talk "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" the speaker asserts that modern school programs continue to use methods applicable to the Industrial Revolution instead of encouraging creativity, and that teaching methods that engage kids are more effective than rote learning. The talk "Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are" includes tips on how to improve body language to gain confidence and a discussion about how posture can affect everything from class participation scores to work performance. Jill Bolte Taylor's TED talk "My Stroke of Insight" includes a detailed description of how the speaker, a brain scientist, experienced a stroke.

The TED.com site has over 2,000 TED talks posted online as of June, 2015, and the site's curators post five to seven new TED talks each day. Popular TED talks cover a wide range of subjects, including augmented reality, underwater creatures, happiness and motivation.

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