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Previously on 'Ian's top TED talk tips'

These are links that have previously been on 'Ian's top TED talk tips'.

Vilayanur Ramachandran on brain damage and our minds How brain damage reveals how the brain processes information. Distinctly non-intuitive, and includes a three-dollar cure for phantom limb pain.
Steven Pinker on a brief history of violence Despite the impression given by the media, human violence is lower than ever in recorded history. Also read Dan Gardner's 'Risk' on this subject.
Philip Zimbardo on how we focus on time Happiness and success are affected by how we orientate ourselves towards the past, present and future.
Benjamin Zander on how classical music taps into who we are A performance of Chopin's Prelude in E Minor and why it is so moving. "Who am I being that others' eyes are not shining?"
David Deutsch on our place in the cosmos How big the universe is and how the first step to solving a problem is to admit that it exists (geek alert - this one is way out there).