X-Prize Founder Peter Diamandis discusses how his passion for space travel has fueled innovation in science and technology, demonstrating that "nothing is impossible."
Neuroscientist and bestselling author David Eagleman explains why time seems to go faster as we age, saying, "The way we estimate duration has a lot to do with how much memory we've laid down."
Neuroscientist David Eagleman discusses the relatively minor role the conscious mind plays in comparison to the rest of the brain.
Dr. Boaz Almog from Tel-Aviv University demonstrates quantum levitation, the result of his research into superconductors, and a new way of thinking about physics.
Chris Gerdes shows the advances in autonomous vehicles, highlighting their ability to safely navigate race tracks without human intervention.
Got a minute? In this RSA Animate, Stanford psychologist Philip Zimbardo conveys how individual perspectives of time affect practically every element of our lives, from productivity and learning ability to health and family relationships.
Neuroboticist Yoky Matsuoka presents a learning thermostat that automatically saves energy in the home.
Using former Vice President Dick Cheney's 2006 quail hunting accident as an example, cognitive linguist Lera Boroditsky examines how carefully chosen language can affect an altered interpretation of real-world events.
Theoretical astrophysicist Suketu Bhavsar examines the probability that many versions of you exist in an universe that expands infinitely.
A panel of medical professionals including Roni Zeiger, former Google Chief Health Strategist, takes on the question of whether real-time, remote will be possible in the next 5 years.
In this RSA Animate, Steven Pinker, experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, linguist and author of popular science writings, shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings.
Ernst Hafen, Chief Scientific Officer of HealthBank, addresses the need to consolidate health data from various providers into one record where it can be easily stored and accessed.
It's a fact: Humans and chimpanzees share over ninety-eight percent of the same genes. So just how significant is that extra two? Neurologist Robert Sapolsky explains.
Christine Lemke, co-founder of AchieveMint, examines how companies are mining data and how the healthcare industry can use the same tactics to modify behaviors.
David Esterly contrasts how scientists build on the knowledge of those who came before to advance their understanding, whereas artists can feel held back by the work of their predecessors.
Astrophysicist Martin Rees explains how astronomers use advanced computer models to help understand the shapes and motions of galaxies.