16/06/23

Are children poor liars? Do you think you can easily detect their lies? Developmental researcher Kang Lee studies what happens physiologically to children when they lie. They do it a lot, starting as young as two years old, and they’re actually really good at it. Lee explains why we should celebrate when kids start to lie and presents new lie-detection technology that could someday reveal our hidden emotions.

Read More >>

(80)

16/06/16

We mostly see a company’s logo as an eye-catching combination of lettering and imagery. However, there is much more to a logo than just that. A single look at a logo can build a certain mental image of the brand it stands for. A logo can tell us a story behind a brand.

Read More >>

(117)

16/06/09

Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to’s of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. A talk that might help the world sound more beautiful.

Read More >>

(82)

16/06/02

What do you put your shopping items in? Does this happen to be a convenient plastic bag you get at a checkout? Have you ever wondered what happens with the bag once you put it in a bin?

Read More >>

(115)

16/05/26

Since today is a day off, let us muse upon the nature of the English language. What is it? Why is it the way that it is? And what is it capable of?

Read More >>

(167)