Loneliness is literally killing us | Will Wright | TEDxBirmingham

In this counterintuitive talk, healthcare tech entrepreneur Will Wright shares the strong impact that loneliness has on our health, and proposes a novel idea for how we can easily connect with others and combat its effect. Will Wright is the CEO and co-founder of Pack Health, a digital health-coaching company that offers one-on-one coaching and […]

The Power & Science of Social Connection: Emma Seppälä TEDx

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D. is a Science Journalist & Author (http://emmaseppala.com) and the Associate Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University (http://ccare.stanford.edu/) Emma Seppälä’s areas of expertise are health psychology, well-being, and resilience. She conducts research, writes and speaks about the science of happiness, social connection, and compassion. Her […]

The lethality of loneliness: John Cacioppo at TEDxDesMoines

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently […]