4 must see TED talks if you study Aged Care or Disability

30 Jun 2016 4:02 PMDPT DPT
4 must see TED talks if you study Aged Care or Disability

Know our top Ted talks picks on humour, diversity, disability advocacy, and memory improvement. Learn more.

 

1. Humour

Topic:  Leading with Laughter

Speaker: Paul Osincup

Paul Osincup is a Speaker, Consultant, and Educator who uses positivity and humor to ignite change.  He lives in a family of Nurses.  His two sisters are RNs and his wife is a Doctor.

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2. Diversity

Topic: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them

Speaker :Verna Mays

Vernā Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups. She makes a plea to all people: Acknowledge your biases. Then move toward, not away from, the groups that make you uncomfortable.

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3. Disability advocate

Topic:  Im’not your inspiration. Thank you very much

Speaker: Stella Young

Stella Young is an Australian journalist, comedian and former school teacher. She is also a disability rights activist. This TED talk shows the audience why people with a disability should not be held up on pedestals – they should be treated just like everybody else.

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4. Memory improvement

Topic: Feats of  Feats of memory anyone can do

Speaker Joshua Foer

There are people who can quickly memorize lists of thousands of numbers, the order of all the cards in a deck (or ten!), and much more. Science writer Joshua Foer describes the technique -- called the memory palace -- and shows off its most remarkable feature: anyone can learn how to use it, including him.

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