Watch videos from our award-winning RSA Animates and RSA Shorts animation series.
30 Jun 2011
Professor Renata Salecl explores the paralysing anxiety and dissatisfaction surrounding limitless choice. Does the freedom to be the architects of our own lives actually hinder rather than help us?
17 Feb 2011
Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings.
04 Aug 2010
In this short RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving.
24 May 2010
In this ten-minute RSA Animate, Professor Philip Zimbardo reveals how our individual perspective on time affects our work, health and well-being.
10 May 2010
In this lively animation, Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society.
01 Apr 2010
This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.
17 Mar 2010
Acclaimed journalist, author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich explores the darker side of positive thinking.
02 Feb 2010
Are we really as altruistic as we might like to think? In the RSA's new animation series, we put into pictures Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner's case for re-evaluating the evidence.
22 Jan 2010
This RSA Animate based on Matthew Taylor's lecture on the area explores how brain and behaviour research is increasingly being incorporated into political and policy debate.
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