Pain is all about perception: Silje Endersen Reme

Nearly all people will suffer from some form of back pain during their lifetime, often without a specific cause. At TEDxNHH, Silje Endersen Reme explains how our mental state can affect the way we perceive chronic and acute forms of back pain. (Filmed at TEDxNHH)

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Sustainable architecture: Siv Helene Stangeland

“As architects, this gave us a new awareness…of the enormous potential of the resources that we have at hand.”

From childrens’ playgrounds made from industrial scrap to libraries built with locally-sourced lumber, Siv Helene Stangeland shows us how, with a little creativity, sustainable design doesn’t have to mean lowering our quality of life. (Filmed at TEDxYoungstorget)

Each week, we choose four of our favorite talks, highlighting just a few of the enlightening speakers from the TEDx community, and its diverse constellation of ideas worth spreading. Browse all TEDxTalks here »

After chugging a bottle of camel milk onstage during his talk at TEDxNHH , Sebastian Lindstrom talks about his journey to become a “camel milk entrepreneur,” and the power of camel milk — a widespread and popular drink throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East — to improve people’s health and pull them out of poverty.