Three anti-social skills to improve your writing - Nadia Kalman (by TEDEducation)


What colour is Tuesday? Exploring synesthesia

Richard E. Cytowic. 

How does one experience synesthesia – the neurological trait that combines two or more senses? Synesthetes may taste the number 9 or attach a color to each day of the week. Richard E. Cytowic explains the fascinating world of entangled senses and why we may all have just a touch of synesthesia.


See other posts I have written about synesthesia here


What is dyslexia? - Kelli Sandman-Hurley

Your genome, every human’s genome, consists of a unique DNA sequence of A’s, T’s, C’s and G’s that tell your cells how to operate. Thanks to technological advances, scientists are now able to know the sequence of letters that makes up an individual genome relatively quickly and inexpensively.

From the TED-Ed Lesson How to sequence the human genome - Mark J. Kiel

Animation by Marc Christoforidis


How did English evolve? - Kate Gardoqui


Diagnosing a zombie: Brain and body - Tim Verstynen & Bradley Voytek

What makes a zombie…well, a zombie? You can’t reason with a zombie so…don’t try.

Neuroscience applied to zombies. 

“Hey, walker. Your father smells of elderberry!”


How to sequence the human genome - Mark J. Kiel


Richard St. John:  The Power of Passion

These five lines are called a staff, and a staff operates on two axes: up and down and left to right. The up-and-down axis tells the performer the pitch of the note or what note to play, and the left-to-right axis tells the performer the rhythm of the note or when to play it.

From the TED-Ed Lesson How to read music - Tim Hansen

Animation by Thomas Parrinello


What color is Tuesday? 

Synesthesia is some trippy shit.

Instead of TV, You Should Watch…


The terrors of sleep paralysis - Ami Angelowicz

When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain are lighting up at once as they process sound, take it apart to understand elements like melody and rhythm, and then put it all back together into unified musical experience. And our brains do all this work in the split second between when we first hear the music and when our foot starts to tap along. 

From the TED-Ed lesson How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins

Animation by Sharon Colman Graham


Seeing a sustainable future - Alex SteffenTEDEducation


How to Speed Up Chemical Reactions (And Get a Date) - Aaron Sams

To me is one of the most excellent, fun and adorable example of science education entertainment. The video is simply explains Chemical Reactions with common examples of the student’s activity everyday.


A brief history of video games (Part I) - Safwat Saleem