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Michio Kaku: Can We Download Our Brains?
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Ray Kurzweil: Your Robot Assistant Will Be Able to Do What No Human Can Do
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Richard Branson Imagines the Future
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Elon Musk: Why I'm Betting on Solar
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Futurists on the Future

From downloading your consciousness, to living in space, Big Think's visionary experts explore new frontiers of science and technology, and provide tantalizing glimpses of a future that may be just around the corner.
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Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion
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Ray Kurzweil: Your Thoughts Create Your Brain
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What's the Big Idea?

“Contemporary research on consciousness in neuroscience rests on unquestioned but highly questionable foundations. Human nature is no less mysterious now than...

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Big Thinkers on Big Thinking

In this playlist you'll hear from some of the world's leading experts on the nature of the human mind. From philosopher Daniel Dennett to neuropsychiatrist Eric Kandel, these Big Thinkers will fine-tune how you...
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Slow Down Your Brain to Get More Done, with Steven Kotler
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Esther Perel on the Nature of Erotic Desire
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E.O. Wilson: Science, Not Philosophy, Will Explain the Meaning of Existence
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Sam Harris: Can Psychedelics Help You Expand Your Mind?
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Top 5 Videos for November 2014

What are other Big Think visitors watching? Check out our most popular videos from the past month, and see what you missed!
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Wise Women Rise to the Top
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Why We Need More Women on Boards
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Empowering Women Doesn't Mean Disempowering Men, with Landesa's Tim Hanstad
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The Girl Effect
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Women in Leadership

The best of Big Think on the importance of empowering women to succeed in business and in life.
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What is Punk?
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How Art Can Change Society, with Sarah Lewis
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The Geography of Genius

Genius follows its own law of gravity. It migrates in ever greater numbers to where it thrives. Hence places like Silicon Valley – and attempts...

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The Arts

Big Think's experts share their insights on music, theater, literature, and even the hidden connections between neurology and modern sculpture.
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How to Reverse Aging
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Slow Down Your Brain to Get More Done, with Steven Kotler
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Neuroplasticity: You Can Teach An Old Brain New Tricks

Brain imaging studies show that every time we learn a new task, we're changing our brain by expanding our neural network.

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Dennis Charney: The Resilient Brain
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How to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Regular exercise (both mental and physical) and the right frame of mind can help you keep your brain strong and healthy at any age.
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Barbara Corcoran: Build a Powerful Brand
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Barbara Corcoran: Attract Investors
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How to Succeed in Small Business: Barbara Corcoran's Playbook for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Barbara Corcoran borrowed $1,000 from her boyfriend in 1973 to start a real-estate business. She sold the Corcoran Group for $66 million in 2001. In this Big Think learning series for emerging entrepreneurs, the...
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Esther Perel on the Nature of Erotic Desire
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What is Happiness?
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The Best Executives Put Their Family First, with SAP CEO Bill McDermott
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Learn how to live life to the fullest, both at work and at home, with these tips from Big Think's experts.
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