Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other’s minds Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Here, Rebecca Saxe shares fascinating lab work that uncovers how the brain thinks about other peoples’ thoughts — and judges their actions.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on, at http Watch a highlight reel of the Top 10 TEDTalks at
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15 Responses to Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other’s minds

  1. VaginaSchnitzel says:


  2. BeanieIsAwesome says:

    She’s a babe.

  3. Chardo Chickentimber says:

    Geez this girl is smart…I had to watch this one twice. Brilliant!!!

  4. DrouGluiN says:

    Yeah, but that has been done by J.Piaget, years ago. These were just the examples.

  5. ExertionDiver says:

    Windmills should be punished…

  6. ExertionDiver says:

    She’s being cunning when said that this tech is difficult to misuse.

  7. ExertionDiver says:

    This is not an experiment. It’s just a demo. I believe any scientific community won’t accept experiment with at least several dozens of participants.

  8. ExertionDiver says:

    YouTube is highly inconvenient for meaningful conversations. You know it.

  9. ExertionDiver says:

    Normally you test at least 30 of them.

  10. ExertionDiver says:

    He’ll probably blame you with something then.

  11. raydogg969 says:

    someone should put you in a brain scanner

  12. Matthew Caprioli says:

    Wow. Guy at the end is one heavy breather….

  13. jing ying says:

    it means, 3 year old never tell lie… and 5 year old knows how to tell story and tell lie…

  14. Jeremy Christopher says:

    Someone should stop this lady, she’s putting children intro brain scanners!

  15. epikblue says:

    she has a creepy ass smile the whole video

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