video RSA Animate

The RSA Animate has a series of lectures which are relevant to some high school classes and teacher professional development. Here, DanAriely explores the circumstances under which someone would lie and what effect deception has on society at large.

The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce): an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. (from their website.)

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How To Help Every Child Fulfil Their Potential

Ever wondered why kids say they’re bored at school, or why they stop trying when the work gets harder? Educationalist Carol Dweck explains how the wrong kind of praise actually *harms* young people.

This short video is essential viewing for EVERYONE – from teachers and education workers to relatives and friends – and will totally revolutionise the way you interact with children.

The Divided Brain: Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society.

The Power of Outrospection: Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.

Changing Education Paradigms: This RSA Animate is taken from a speech given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education expert and recipient of the RSA  Benjamin Franklin award.

Download the transcript of this talk as a PDF file. (71.7kb)

Watch and download ‘Changing Education Paradigms’ on the RSAVimeo Channel

First as Tragedy, then as Farce: In this short RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving. View the original lecture on RSA Vision.

The Empathic Civilization Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society. View full video of Rifkin’s lecture at the RSA.

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