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Are we really as altruistic as we might like to think? In the RSA's new animation series, we put into pictures Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner's case for re-evaluating the evidence. Follow...

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Speaker: Stephen J Dubner, Professor Steven D Levitt This event was recorded on 9 November 2009 in Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling 4 million...

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Steven Levitt, author of Freakonomics, recounts a story of talking economics and business practice with a prostitute while researching for SuperFreakonomics. Complete video available for free...

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Acclaimed journalist, author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich explores the darker side of positive thinking. The RSA is a 258 year-old charity devoted to creating social progress...

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This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace. Follow the RSA on Twitter: https://tw...

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Journalist Stephen Dubner discusses SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance. After the astounding success of 2005's Freakonomics,...

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'Economics is for everyone', argues legendary economist Ha-Joon Chang in our latest mind-blowing RSA Animate. This is the video economists don't want you to see! Chang explains why every...

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Are you more honest than a banker? Under what circumstances would you lie, or cheat, and what effect does your deception have on society at large? Dan Ariely, one of the world's leading voices...

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David Harvey asks if it is time to look beyond capitalism. You can find the full, non-animated RSA talk at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26o22Y33h9s Note: This LTI Repository location...

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This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award. The RSA is...

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In this new RSA Animate, Professor Renata Salecl explores the paralysing anxiety and dissatisfaction surrounding limitless choice. Does the freedom to be the architects of our own lives actually...

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People respond to incentives, although not necessarily in ways that are predictable. Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, authors of the bestselling Freakonomics challenge you to think differently...

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In this RSA Animate, celebrated academic David Harvey looks beyond capitalism towards a new social order. Can we find a more responsible, just, and humane economic system? The RSA is a 258...

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On 14 September 2009, Stein Ringen, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Oxford, gave his assessment of the New Labour government and the state of the British constitution....

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Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society....

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In this RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving. This was taken from the RSA's free public events programme. The...

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Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves. Discover more RSA animations:...

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"In this new RSA Animate, renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our 'divided brain' has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society."

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