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Hugh Herr: The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance. Julie Lythcott-Haims: How to raise successful kids. David Steindl-Rast: Want to be happy? Be grateful. Sandrine Thuret: You can grow new brain cells. Here's how. Kevin Breel: Confessions of a depressed comic. ShaoLan: Learn to read Chinese ... with ease! Andrew Solomon: Depression, the secret we share.

Andrew Solomon: How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are. Guy Winch: The case for emotional hygiene. Susan Cain: The power of introverts. Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career. Daniel Goldstein: The battle between your present and future self. Barry Schwartz: The paradox of choice.

Dan Gilbert: The surprising science of happiness. Simon Anholt: Which country does the most good for the world? Mary Roach: 10 things you didn't know about orgasm. Jimmy Carter: Why I believe the mistreatment of women is the number one human rights abuse  Alice Goffman: How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison. Close Help with subtitles Desktop / laptop users: please make sure you have the most updated versions of your browser and Flash player, and that Flash is enabled when you visit TED.com. iOS users: to access subtitles, start playing the video, then tap the speech bubble icon that appears in the bottom row of video controls.

Alice Goffman: How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison

Android users: although Android devices do not support subtitles, you can download the TED app from the Google Play store. Edward Snowden: Here's how we take back the Internet. Bill and Melinda Gates: Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done. John Green: The nerd's guide to learning everything online.