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Brain Power (Josh Kaufman)

The human brain weighs a little more than a kilogram and we use it every moment of every day. Yet, so much about our brain remains a mystery. This week on "Full Frame," we’ll meet some of the field’s top researchers who are unlocking the power of the brain.

Imagine learning a brand new skill, anything, in just 20 hours. From speaking a new language or playing an instrument to riding a windsurfing board or even taking amazing photographs. Best-selling author Josh Kaufman says it can be done. And, forget the 10,000-hour rule; he says all you need is what he calls the “Rapid Skill Acquisition” to learn any new skill in just a matter of weeks.

Mike Walter recently sat down with Josh Kaufman, author of the book, “The First 20 Hours”, at the annual Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss his amazing learning method.

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21st Century Geniuses

A genius is defined as one who has exceptional intellectual or creative power or another natural ability. On this episode, "Full Frame" introduces you to those who are among the world’s 21st century geniuses. From one of the oldest to one of the youngest, from the man being called “the next Albert Einstein” to a woman who was a child prodigy, they each offer their own unique gift of high intellect.

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Voices for Women

Around the world, women often face gender inequality, oppression, even violence when it comes to their freedom and their rights. On this episode, we meet those who are determined to defy the odds and speak up for and in defense of women, worldwide.

Hollywood Minority Report

It’s the talk of Hollywood, but it’s not about the latest blockbuster.

Ending Global Poverty

For decades, individuals, groups, even governments have worked to end hunger around the globe. Now, the convergence of political wills, public and private partnerships and new avenues of funding mean this ambition, for the first time in human history, is truly possible. On this episode, "Full Frame" talks with those who want to see change in the world and are taking innovative and new approaches in the fight to eradicate global poverty.

Simple Ideas

The famous Renaissance man Leonardo Da Vinci once said that “simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication”. But could “simplicity” be used to solve major issues facing the globe like unsafe water, food shortages and a lack of basic education? On this episode, we talk with people who prove that simple ideas can foster change, make a profound impact and even save lives.

Innovations in Sustainability

Sustainability is shaping trends all across the globe, from agriculture and fashion to architecture and gourmet dining. On this episode, we take a look at the tastiest, chicest and coolest innovations in sustainability.