In this 3-min performance from the World Science Festival, musician Bobby McFerrin plays the audience and uses the pentatonic scale to reveal one surprising result of the way our brains are wired.

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“I have come to believe that coming true is not the only purpose of a dream. Its most important purpose is to get us in touch with where dreams come from, where passion comes from, where happiness comes from.”

Lisa Bu
Learn more from her TEDTalks video: http://on.ted.com/Bu

“…Coming true is not the only purpose of a dream.

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What happens when a dream you’ve held since childhood … doesn’t come true? As Lisa Bu adjusted to a new life in the United States, she turned to books to expand her mind and create a new path for herself. She shares her unique approach to reading in this lovely, personal talk about the magic of books.

“I have come to believe that coming true is not the only purpose of a dream. Its most important purpose is to get us in touch with where dreams come from, where passion comes from, where happiness comes from.” – Lisa Bu.

Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success.
Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure – and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? Is failure? He makes an eloquent, witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work.
Source: TED.com