It’s a common saying that elephants never forget. But the more we learn about elephants, the more it appears that their impressive memory is only one aspect of an incredible intelligence that makes them some of the most social, creative, and benevolent creatures on Earth. Alex Gendler takes us into the incredible, unforgettable mind of an elephant.
Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Avi Ofer.
Posted on the TED-Ed YouTube Channel
While scientists can anticipate how climate change will affect larger regions, predicting the fate of a given 100-acre forest plot can be trickier.
"Vision is an art, and nature an old master painter teaching us how to see the underlying reality of things to be — before they actually are. "
An excerpt from the new book "The Flowering Wand: Rewilding the Sacred Masculine"
The complex behaviors may have a shared evolutionary origin
I am a body plus. A body plus trauma, plus illness, plus pollen, plus spores, plus caretakers and friends and loved ones and wild kin.
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
While constellations and the stories attached to them have obvious artistic and spiritual significance, they also represent an elegant and effective solution to the problem of understanding complex physical environments.
Taking a long view of life on Earth, Robin Wall Kimmerer explores how mosses—ancient beings who transformed the world—teach us strategies for persisting amid a changing climate.
Exploring how the mind extends beyond the physical self.
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
Stephen LaBerge discusses lucid dreaming techniques, Nisargadatta Maharaj, consciousness, and awareness.
Which determines traits like sexual orientation, intelligence and behavior: genes or environment?
“Definitely these galaxies are a big deal, but it remains to be seen how exciting they will look in the context of a few months’ progress with JWST,” Carnall says. The best is yet to come.
In our common experience, you can't get something for nothing. In the quantum realm, something really can emerge from nothing.
An exploration of a groundbreaking assertion of a new paper published in the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
the challenge of choosing deep-focus work and connection over superficial distraction and stimulation
For many people, psychedelic drugs are intimately connected to the 1960s American counterculture, with…
New research with MDMA could lead to deeper therapeutic uses of the drug
Vikram Zutshi In Conversation With Evan Thompson This article was first published at the Sutra Journal…
Dr. Long has investigated thousands of near-death experiences (NDEs) with the results of his research published in the New York Times bestselling book Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences.
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