8 Sep 2013

TED Radio Hour: Our Buggy Brain

From TED Radio Hour, 4:06 pm on 8 September 2013

Our amazing brain, with all of its harmonious functions, also performs any number of peculiar actions, which we might find unexpected and counter-intuitive. What tricks do our minds play when we think it's okay to lie, cheat, or steal? How in control are we of our own decisions? And why do our brains systematically misjudge what will make us happy? Featuring extracts from the Ted Talks: Dan Ariely: Why Do We Cheat? Paul Bloom: What Do We Value Most? Dan Gilbert: What Makes Us Happy?