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  • The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
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    The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    Daniel Yergin on energy's role in global political and economic change and conflict.
  • The Origins of Irrationality
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    The Origins of Irrationality

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    Despite all our impressive achievements as a species, humans often behave in ways that are surprisingly dumb. People regularly make decisions that are blatantly irrational, and systematically lead to less money, worse outcomes, and reduced overall...
  • Five Ancient Secrets to Modern Happiness
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    Five Ancient Secrets to Modern Happiness

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    At the Yale Presidential Inauguration Symposia on October 12th 2013, Tamar Gendler, Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Psychology and Chair of Philosophy at Yale University, presented a lecture entitled, "Five Ancient Secrets to...
  • Heritage Tourism, Museums of Horror, and the Commerce of Memory
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    Heritage Tourism, Museums of Horror, and the Commerce of Memory

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    This talk from the 2013 Yale Presidential Inauguration Symposia series is drawn from Professor Holloway's just released book, Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940. The discussion specifically concerns the tension between...
  • Reinterpreting the First Great Stock Market Crash: South Sea, Mississippi & Windhandel Bubbles
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    Reinterpreting the First Great Stock Market Crash: South Sea, Mississippi & Windhandel Bubbles

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    The greatest stock market bubble in history still holds lessons for today. Drawing from his financial research and objects from Yale collections, Professor William Goetzmann, Edwin J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies, discusses...
  • Reinterpreting the First Great Stock Market Crash: South Sea, Mississippi & Windhandel Bubbles
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    Reinterpreting the First Great Stock Market Crash: South Sea, Mississippi & Windhandel Bubbles

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    The greatest stock market bubble in history still holds lessons for today. Drawing from his financial research and objects from Yale collections, Professor William Goetzmann, Edwin J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies, discusses...
  • Game Theory
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    Game Theory

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    In this lecture during the 2013 Yale Presidential Inauguration Symposia, University Provost Polak offers a sample of his popular undergraduate economics course. As the William C. Brainard Professor of Economics, he is an expert on decision theory,...
  • The Riemann Hypothesis: How to make $1 Million Without Getting Out of Bed
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    The Riemann Hypothesis: How to make $1 Million Without Getting Out of Bed

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    Mathematics is patterns and logic, imagination and rigor. It is a way of seeing and a way of thinking. Math Mornings is a series of public lectures aimed at bringing the joy and variety of mathematics to students and their families. Speakers from...
  • Emotional Intelligence: From Theory to Everyday Practice
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    Emotional Intelligence: From Theory to Everyday Practice

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    Emotions matter. What we do with our emotions is especially important. When perceived accurately and regulated effectively, emotions help us to focus on important tasks, make effective decisions, enjoy healthy relationships, and manage life's ups...
  • Searching for Other Earths
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    Searching for Other Earths

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    Before 1995, humanity had no evidence that planets existed around other stars. Since that time, astronomers have discovered more than 500 such planets with ground-based telescopes and in February 2011, NASA announced the discovery of 1,200 planet...