Alison Gopnik: What do babies think?

What is going on in this baby’s mind? If you’d asked people this 30 years ago, most people, including psychologists, would have said that this baby was irrational, illogical, egocentric — that he couldn’t take the perspective of another person or understand cause and effect. In the last 20 years, developmental science has completely overturned […]

Reborn Babies (Documentary)

Berlin’s Longest Running DJ on the Birth of Techno in 1989

How banning the African drum gave birth to American music | Chris Johnson | TEDxHudson

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Denise RQ When I was in graduate school working on the doctorate, I eventually reached the point where you have to decide on a topic for the dissertation. The dissertation, or thesis, or book has to be original and it has to make a contribution to the field, in my case, […]

The Evolution of Human Birth

Hey! So, a few weeks ago Bill and Melinda Gates reached out to us about making a collaborative video based on a theme in their annual letter. This is something that they write every year to share their philanthropic goals for the coming months. One of their priorities for 2017 has to do with maternal […]

Schoolgirls for Sale in Japan

Narrator: Japan has an incredible tolerance for the sexual exploitation of young girls. Host: If somebody asked you what your job description was, what would you tell them? SCHOOLGIRLS FOR SALE ~Light Music~ Host: This is the Akihabara neighborhood in central Tokyo, and it’s ground zero for “JK”. Which is what the Japanese call “schoolgirl […]

Korea’s childbirth in decline for 17 straight months

South Korea’s birthrate has declined for a 17th month in a row. According to Statistics Korea, about 30-thousand babies were born in April, which marks a 13-point-6 percent drop from the same month last year. The birth rate has been falling every month since December 2015… when it rose by 3-point-4 percent. The latest figure […]

Why it matters how we are born | Bettina Breunig | TEDxTUHHSalon

Translator: Екатерина Житомирская Шехтман Reviewer: Carl Luc Campbell I would like you to think about а woman giving birth. What do you see? Do you see а hospital scenario with lots of people suited up in green, a smart doctor, preferably Dempsey or Clooney, urging a woman to keep on pushing? I suppose, you accept […]

Life as a Truck-Stop Stripper

Natalia this is natalia this is Alexandra we’re two filmmakers living in Brooklyn to live in this expensive city we’ve both had many different jobs and worn many different hats thank you I started thinking about the most stigmatized mysterious and hardest jobs that women do to get by what would it be like to […]

Counting Calories with a Ballerina

[Music] when I’m dancing ballet I’m completely mentally consumed in it it requires so much focus it’s mentally and physically consuming but I think that’s really part of what I love about it that you’re completely in the zone so am i an athlete yes but the athleticism is a means to an end for […]