Gintare’s Favourite TED Talk: Try Something New For 30 Days

Gintare Simkute

Every month, we’ll be introducing a member of the TEDxZurich Team through their favourite TED Talk. This month, we’ve caught up with Gintare Simkute, Head of Volunteers. When was the last time you tried something new? Every day, lots of ideas spring to mind, but none of them are realised. The problem is that they … Read moreGintare’s Favourite TED Talk: Try Something New For 30 Days

Natasha Arora is featured on TED talks

Lesions. Ulcers. Rashes that spread on the skin. Fevers. Debilitating pain… and finally, at the end, even madness. These are only some of the effects of infectious syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease caused by a tiny cork-screw shaped bacterium, often viewed as a thing of the past. However, this disease is still very much present. … Read moreNatasha Arora is featured on TED talks

How your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

[vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]Right now, billions of neurons in your brain are working together to generate a conscious experience — and not just any conscious experience, your experience of the world around you and of yourself within it. How does this happen? According to neuroscientist Anil Seth, we’re all hallucinating all … Read moreHow your brain hallucinates your conscious reality