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‘To This Day’ Live at TED

Spoken word artist Shane Koyczan gives a live performance of "To This Day" in a TED Talk. Accompanied by a violinist, as well as the crowdsourced animation from the viral video (with million views and counting), Shane also gives a longer introduction with more talk about bullying and growing up.

Rousing, touching, funny and sad, this is a beautiful performance that received a standing ovation. Transcript available in nine languages.

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Introverts in an Extroverted Society

Susan Cain: The power of introverts

- The author of "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" gives a passionate talk about the value of introversion.

Western society promotes extroverts and outgoing entrepreneurs, but introverts offer much to give in different ways. Designing schools, workplaces and other institutions for extroverts is a bias, and hinders the talents of the rest of the world.

"There's zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas," she...
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Contributing to an Autism Research Database

National Database for Autism Research

Demonstrating the adage "power in numbers," the National Database for Autism Research pools valuable data collected from 169,846+ sources. Individuals with autism spectrum disorders have participated in many types of clinical and basic research, in studies ranging from molecules to genes, to behavioral, social, and environmental factors, and this database aggregates the results to make their contributions even more relevant to a larger group of scientists. If you would like to contribute to the database...
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