The psychology of your future self | Dan Gilbert

“Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” Dan Gilbert shares recent research on a phenomenon he calls the “end of history illusion,” where we somehow imagine that the person we are right now is the person we’ll be for the rest of time. Hint: that’s not the case.

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    added on 16 Oct, 2018

    i was listening it quite intently. didn't know what made these studios guys laugh- repeatedly??

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    added on 25 Oct, 2018

    “Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they are finished”. This was my mistake

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    added on 9 Nov, 2018

    The Lost son of Sıgmund Freud

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    added on 27 Nov, 2018

    you may not realize that you are changing every single day, other people will notices before you do. No wonder why people react back at you

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    added on 7 Jan, 2019

    “Your preferences, likes and dislikes, are transient, and thats the norms”

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    added on 29 Apr, 2019

    There's nothing profound nor significant n this speech.

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    added on 1 May, 2019

    Ok, this is dum. Potential occurrences Vs hindsight observations. Yeah, is easier to interpret actual events rather than correctly predict the future. I win ted talk.

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    added on 14 May, 2019

    Great talk but dang so many dudes in this presentation :p

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    added on 18 Jul, 2019

    So the Buddha was right.

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    added on 11 Aug, 2019

    For anyone who's interested, Dr. Gilbert's Lab is available here! 😃

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    added on 19 Aug, 2019

    Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they're finished. The person you are right now is as transient, as fleeting and as temporary as all the people you've ever been. The one constant thing in our life is change.– Dan Gilbert

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    added on 4 Sep, 2019

    Life changing (finger crossed).

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    added on 25 Sep, 2019

    That was an incredible amount of information that was fit into a just under 7-min. It's quite refreshing to see a TED talk actually utilizing the entire timeslot for a change.

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    added on 1 Oct, 2019

    I mistakenly thought he was Steve Jobs

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    added on 6 Oct, 2019

    now, go and ask Metallica fans about it. Just do it 😉

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    added on 22 Oct, 2019

    I cannot figure out what middle aged adults work hard to gain that older adults work hard to lose

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    added on 18 Feb, 2020

    Anyone else watching in English class ???

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    added on 19 Mar, 2020

    This was one powerful ted talk. I hope i come back to this video 10 years later and see how much I’ve changed

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    added on 23 Mar, 2020

    I'm going to come back to this video after 10 years and see how much I've changed.

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    added on 2 May, 2020

    Any metalheads in here to prove Dan's case of ticket price wrong? =))

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    added on 9 May, 2020

    Why do I think that somehow, doubting yourself to ever reach your dream will most likely brings you closer to it? At age 14 I could only dream about writing my heart out on a song and performing in front of people because I had a really low self esteem. In short it’s just a sad dream of me to ever really become a well established professional performing musician. 10 years later – I’m reaching the age of 24 and what I thought was just a dream is starting to manifest itself into reality

    Idk how to explain it further, but if anyone feels like discussing their thoughts or something from my story then I’d be more than willing to start a thread in the comment section. 🖤

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    added on 1 Jun, 2020

    Very Interesting, Walter.

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    added on 10 Jun, 2020

    This just made me feel better, i needed this message

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