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Brené Brown on Empathy 2:54
Brené Brown on Empathy
By The RSA
Published: 5 year ago
What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enou...
RSA ANIMATE: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us 10:48
RSA ANIMATE: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
By The RSA
Published: 8 year ago
This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace. Follow the RSA on Twitter: https://twitt...
RSA ANIMATE: Changing Education Paradigms 11:41
RSA ANIMATE: Changing Education Paradigms
By The RSA
Published: 8 year ago
This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award. The RSA is a 258 yea...
Michael Pollan on Cooking 2:29
Michael Pollan on Cooking
By The RSA
Published: 4 year ago
Can you really have your cake and eat it? According to Michael Pollan, you can. In this fun RSA Short, Pollan explains how to eat well by following one simple rule without the need for fad diets or d...
RSA ANIMATE: The Divided Brain 11:48
RSA ANIMATE: The Divided Brain
By The RSA
Published: 7 year ago
In this new RSA Animate, renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our 'divided brain' has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society. Taken from a lecture given by...
RSA ANIMATE: The Empathic Civilisation 10:40
RSA ANIMATE: The Empathic Civilisation
By The RSA
Published: 8 year ago
Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society. Taken...
RSA ANIMATE: Language as a Window into Human Nature 10:54
RSA ANIMATE: Language as a Window into Human Nature
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Published: 7 year ago
In this new RSA Animate, renowned experimental psychologist Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings. Taken from the RSA's free public e...
How Cooking Can Change Your Life - Michael Pollan 20:18
How Cooking Can Change Your Life - Michael Pollan
By The RSA
Published: 5 year ago
Renowned activist and author Michael Pollan argues that cooking is one of the simplest and most important steps people can take to improve their family's health, build communities, fix our broken food...
RSA ANIMATE: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce 10:57
RSA ANIMATE: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce
By The RSA
Published: 8 year ago
In this RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving. This was taken from the RSA's free public events programme. The RSA is a...
Jonah Lehrer on Brainstorming 2:21
Jonah Lehrer on Brainstorming
By The RSA
Published: 6 year ago
Does Brainstorming Work? This is the question psychologists have been baffled by for nearly half a century and we're still on the path of discovering whether brainstorming is a technique that extract...
RSA ANIMATE: The Truth About Dishonesty 11:9
RSA ANIMATE: The Truth About Dishonesty
By The RSA
Published: 6 year ago
Are you more honest than a banker? Under what circumstances would you lie, or cheat, and what effect does your deception have on society at large? Dan Ariely, one of the world's leading voices on huma...
Dan Pink on Persuasion 3:14
Dan Pink on Persuasion
By The RSA
Published: 4 year ago
Bestselling author Dan Pink shows us how to influence others more effectively; it's as simple as A-B-C. Whether we're employees pitching to our bosses, parents and teachers cajoling kids, or politicia...
RSA ANIMATE: Smile or Die 10:23
RSA ANIMATE: Smile or Die
By The RSA
Published: 8 year ago
Acclaimed journalist, author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich explores the darker side of positive thinking. The RSA is a 258 year-old charity devoted to creating social progress and spread...
David Graeber on the Value of Work 4:10
David Graeber on the Value of Work
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Published: 2 year ago
David Graeber on the Value of Work. Does the world really need neuroadvertisers, PR researchers and branding consultants? Renowned academic and coiner of the ‘we are the 99%’ slogan, David Graeber...
RSA ANIMATE: The Power of Outrospection 10:29
RSA ANIMATE: The Power of Outrospection
By The RSA
Published: 6 year ago
Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves. Discover more RSA animations: http://bi...
RSA ANIMATE: 21st Century Enlightenment 11:11
RSA ANIMATE: 21st Century Enlightenment
By The RSA
Published: 8 year ago
The RSA's Chief Executive Matthew Taylor explores the meaning of the RSA's strapline '21st Century Enlightenment'. How might this idea might help us meet the challenges the world faces today, and what...
Jody Williams on Activism 2:6
Jody Williams on Activism
By The RSA
Published: 4 year ago
What if you really could change the world? Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize winner, firmly believes that each and every one of us can and should contribute to creating a better world. In this empoweri...
Alain de Botton - The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work 23:18
Alain de Botton - The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
By The RSA
Published: 8 year ago
RSA Thursday - The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work Alain de Botton; renowned essayist, philosopher and founder of 'The School of Life' examined the nature and function of work in this thought-provoki...
RSA ANIMATE: Economics is for Everyone! 11:21
RSA ANIMATE: Economics is for Everyone!
By The RSA
Published: 2 year ago
‘Economics is for everyone’, argues legendary economist Ha-Joon Chang in our latest mind-blowing RSA Animate. This is the video economists don’t want you to see! Chang explains why every single ...
RSA ANIMATE: Crises of Capitalism 11:11
RSA ANIMATE: Crises of Capitalism
By The RSA
Published: 8 year ago
In this RSA Animate, celebrated academic David Harvey looks beyond capitalism towards a new social order. Can we find a more responsible, just, and humane economic system? The RSA is a 258 year-old ...