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AMY CUDDY, YOUR BODY LANGUAGE MAY SHAPE WHO YOU ARE

Social psychologist, Amy Cuddy, argues that body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. 

NOTE: Some of the findings presented in this talk have been referenced in an ongoing debate among social scientists about robustness and reproducibility. Read "Criticisms & updates"  for more details as well as Amy Cuddy's response.

Length of talk: 20 min 55 sec


TIM URBAN, INSIDE THE MIND OF A MASTER PROCRASTINATOR

Tim Urban is a blogger -- one of the internet's most popular --  who knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window -- and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.

Length of talk: 14 min 04 sec