TEDx Amsterdam

In november 2011 werd in de Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam de derde TEDxAmsterdam gehouden. Het thema was Human Nature. Met sprekers Louise Vet, Henkjan Honing, Eveline Crone, Louise Fresco en David Lentink.

Louise Vet, 'Poop is gold'

During TEDxAmsterdam 2009, Louise Vet, professor of Evolutionary Ecology at Wageningen University and director of the Netherlands Instute of Ecology (NIOO), told us what lessons economy can learn from ecology.

Henkjan Honing, 'What makes us musical animals'

Prof. Henkjan Honing, KNAW-Hendrik Muller chair of Music Cognition at the University of Amsterdam: 'We all share a predisposition for music.'

See also an interview with Henkjan Honing at TEDxAmsterdam.


Eveline Crone, 'The adolescent brain'

What are the psychological and neural processes involved in cognitive control and self-regulation? Eveline Crone is full professor of neurocognitive developmental psychology at Leiden University and member of The Young Academy.

Interview Eveline Crone: 'Ik was een hele brutale puber.'

Louise Fresco, 'Human nature and our planet'

A powerful thinker and globe-trotting advisor on sustainability, prof. Louise Fresco will present her thoughts on human nature and our planet, based on the day’s talks.

David Lentink, 'Nature inspired flight - beyond the leap'

A talk about the miracle of natural flight and the wonders of technology. David Lentink is a member of The Young Academy.