How to motivate yourself to change your behavior | Tali Sharot | TEDxCambridge

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What does make us change our actions? Tali Sharot reveals three ingredients to doing what’s good for yourself.

Dr. Tali Sharot is a neuroscientist at University College London and the director of the Affective Brain Lab. She is a faculty member of the department of Experimental Psychology, a Wellcome Trust Fellow, and currently a visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School. Her research focuses on how emotion, motivation, and social factors influence our expectations, decisions, and memories.

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Keliz Uchis says:


southern sunny says:

very smart people are not kind people and they are usually characterized as nuts ! how can you explain this baaaaaabe ?!

Reshie Roo says:

Flow theory

Love Scene Sexy Movies says:

By the way, she is very pretty cute

Gustavo Al says:

Another “How to…” from TED. Perhaps life is not that straightforward.

sara mahmoud says:

more than perfect

Janus Douglas says:

Wow this was motivation! Please follow my page as well. I have recovered from PTSD , divorce, and bad credit utilizing aelf help techniques that I talk about on my channel

L. S. King says:

According to the principles in this talk, addiction treatment in the US is doing everything wrong. No wonder the results are so dismal!

sunshine sunshine says:

No patience to watch her…. she is very slow….

Martna Darnell says:

didnt really address how to motivate myself, she presented research

Lessons In Life says:

Stop reacting to others and start responding. Reaction is automatic. Responding is consciously choosing your response. If you don't like your results, change your input, your thoughts, emotions, and expectations. – Marc Reklau

Katasi Nguyen says:

I have some the same point here. Thanks.

zenaque diaz says:

This information is pure gold! !!! Thank you so much!!! Really i 'm so happy to confirm my suspects. God bless you!

Logic Box says:

idk why but i am crushed :3

Loui B83 says:

Beautiful women in glasses always lose me. Smh.

Hiba Jomni says:

Am I the only one who felt that she was using fear when she said you might be too late . I definitely enjoyed the video though

sixesfullofnines says:

Cognitive neuroscience is an absolute scam! Ranking with religion, cog neuro is one of the greatest spoofs ever played on the human race.

Jelena Jelena says:

Wow I can't believe that this video was made 5 years ago.I mean,2014 was 5 years ago???Really?

YourRightHands says:

Personal Development is key to finding your true self!

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