Sean Talamas
Sean Talamas is currently the Executive Director of Character Lab, leading the organization in its mission to advance scientific insights that help kids thrive. He completed his Ph.D. in experimental psychology at the University of St. Andrews (Scotland), working under Professor Dave Perrett in the Perception Lab. Sean earned a...
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Tom Tenney
Tom is an artist, educator, and the founder and director of the RE/Mixed Media Festival. His work as a producer, director, and performer has been seen in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and several cities throughout Europe. As a sound artist and designer, his pieces have been heard on...
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THNKR is a new YouTube channel from giving you extraordinary access to the people, stories, and ideas that are transforming the world right now. It brings you the unfettered opinions of today’s and tomorrow's thought leaders to stimulate, challenge, and possibly change your mind.
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The Connectome
Ben Thomas is an author, journalist, inventor and independent researcher who studies consciousness and the brain. A lifelong lover of all things mysterious and unexplained, he weaves tales from the frontiers of science into videos, podcasts and unique multimedia events.
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Jill Vialet
Jill is the founder and CEO of Playworks. Vialet has worked for more than 25 years in the nonprofit sector, during which she focused her entrepreneurial skills on conceiving and growing two successful nonprofit organizations. Vialet launched Playworks in 1996 with two schools in Berkeley, California. Currently, the organization brings...
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Dr. Jonathan Wai
Assistant Professor of Education Policy and Psychology, the 21st Century Endowed Chair in Education Policy at the University of Arkansas in the Department of Education Reform. Jonathan Wai also holds a joint (courtesy) appointment in the Department of Psychology. Wai has also held positions at Duke University and Case Western...
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Pascal Wallisch
Pascal Wallisch studied Psychology at the Free University of Berlin before receiving his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Chicago. He served as a research scientist at the Center for Neural Science of New York University before joining the faculty of the Department of Psychology at New York University...
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Thomas Ward
Thomas Ward, PHD is Professor of Psychology at the University of Alabama. He studies the ways in which people apply existing knowledge to new situations, including tasks as diverse as imagining life on other planets and designing practical products. His most recent line of research examines creativity and problem solving...
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Adam Webster
Adam Webster is a teacher of English at an independent school in Surrey, England. Over the past 6 years, he has been developing a variety of creative thinking techniques to help his students become better, more innovative, and creative learners. This has led him to design the 'Cageless Thinking' concept...
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Ben Weinlick
Ben Weinlick, MA is the founder of Think Jar Collective, a website and a group of people from diverse disciplines bringing together unique perspectives on creative thinking and innovation. Before Ben entered the community development and disability services field over 13 years ago, he thought he was going to spend...
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