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02 March 2018 / by André Maré

TED: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body Language has an influence on how we see ourselves and how others sees us. Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist, talks about the “power pose” and how standing in confidence affects testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain. Even when we don’t feel confident, the “power pose” might have an impact on our chances for success.

TED is all about the spreading of ideas regarding Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED). TED was founded in February 1984 as a conference. Its early emphasis was technology, entertainment and design but these days it has broadened its focus to include ideas on science, culture and a variety of academic topics. The best talks and performances of the different conferences are posted daily on a podcast also known as TEDTalks. The talks are

Men who undertake considerable things, even in a regular way, ought to give us ground to presume ability. ~ Edmund Burke