TED Talks

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Aging, Dying, and End of Life

Older People are Happier  – Laura Carstensen

Life’s Third Act – Jane Fonda

Prepare for a Good End of Life – Judy Macdonald Johnston

Let’s Talk About Dying – Peter Saul

My Mushroom Burial Suit Decompi Culture – Jae Rhim Lee

More to dying than meets the eye – Martha Atkins

4 stories we tell ourselves about death – Stephen Cave

Alzheimer’s, Dementia and other Diseases

How I’m Preparing to Get Alzheimer’s – Alana Shaikh

A Test for Parkinson’s with a phone call – Max Little

The Future of Early Cancer Detection – Jorge Soto

Experiments that Point to a New Understanding of Cancer – Mina Bissell

Self Care, Self Compassion, Empathy and Happiness

How Virtual Reality Can Create the Ultimate Empathy Machine – Chris Milk

The surprising science of happiness – Dan Gilbert

Brother David Steindl-Rast: Want to be happy? Be grateful

Medicines and Pharmacology

What Doctors Don’t Know About the Drugs They Prescribe – Ben Goldacre

Are we over-medicalized? – Ivan Oransky

Physical Disabilities

Depression, Grieving, and Loneliness