TOPIC1 : The brain in love
https://www.ted.com/talks/helen fisher studies the brain in love
Q1. Do you think ‘love is blind’? If your friend were to fall blindly in love, would you support him/her or would you advise them to be realistic?
Q2. If you were to fall in love, what changes do you think will occur? For example, will you make the effort to be more attractive / appealing? Will you go on a diet? Will you think of them all day?
Q3. Do you agree with the idea that women are good at finding the right words more rapidly and that men tend to ‘get rid of what they regard as extraneous, focus on what they do, and move in a more step-by-step thinking pattern’?
Do you think there are any differences between the way men and women relate? Are there any differences in their thinking patterns or their abilities?
Q4. When choosing a partner what do you consider to be important: their physical appearance or their social status with regards to education or income?
Would your standards change if you were choosing a boyfriend/girlfriend or a marriage partner?
TOPIC2 : Why our screens makes us less happy
https://www.ted.com/talks/adam alter why our screens make us less happy?
Q1.What do you think about Jobs limiting his children’s use of technology? What do you think is the reason? Do you think you should be limiting your use of technology?
Q2.What is the most important time of day for you?
Q3.If smart phones disappeared from the world after tomorrow, what would you do instead of using them?
Q4.How does the internet enrich and impoverish your daily life and the world economy?
Q5. How does the moment of women into job market and an aging world population have on the effect of love? Share your ideas in your group.