The potential of brain stimulation | Sandro Krieg

Sandro Krieg works with something we hope we will never experience: the diagnosis of brain tumors. However, a technique called nTMS promises hope in removing such tumors: it can accurately map the areas of the brain affected by the tumor so that it can be safely...

The fascinating intelligence of birds | Auguste von Bayern

Did you know that despite expressions such as “bird-brain”, birds are very intelligent creatures? To demonstrate this, Auguste von Bayern brings Dohli, a jackdaw who is very close to her, on stage to be the first corvid ever to appear in a TEDx talk. She...

Are we victims of our senses? | Ilona Grunwald Kadow

Humans like to believe they are different from other animals, that they make rational decisions based on hard facts. But how do these facts get to our brains? Via our very objective five senses. Our daily decisions are influenced by our internal states, our emotions,...