To what extent is the popularity of a procedure related to its validity? In Musical Illusions, Prof. Diana Deutsch describes how the celebrated Octave Illusion can be directly applied to the wold of clinical medicine.
A real-world example of the overlap between TOK and computer science featuring quantum computer pioneer Prof. Artur Ekert, University of Oxford & National University of Singapore.
Neuroscientist Jennifer Groh, Duke University, describes a real-world example of how technology can be used to provide evidence for theories in the natural sciences.
Get a preview of Ideas Roadshow’s new TOK Sampler called Knowledge & Language which has been created to support one of the new optional themes featuring linguist Prof. Carol Padden, UC San Diego.
A real-world example of the relevance of TOK-related thinking in biology and economics featuring Prof. Frans de Waal, Emory University.
Learn about one of the new optional themes by watching an excerpt from Ideas Roadshow’s new TOK Sampler ‘Knowledge & Indigenous Societies’ featuring Carol Dweck, Stanford University.
Integrating TOK in history featuring Prof. David Cannadine, Princeton University. In what ways does historical knowledge progress?
How does contact with other cultures change our own? TOK integration in World Religions featuring the enlightening research done by Prof. David Hollinger, UC Berkeley.
TOK integration in physics featuring astrophysicist Scott Tremaine, Institute for Advanced Study: To what extent can we determine if what we observe is an inevitable consequence of a fundamental law or simply happenstance?
TOK integration in psychology: Prof. Matthew Walker on the nature of appropriate evidence for a scientific theory. Under what circumstances do authority figures inhibit the development of knowledge?
TOK Integration across the DP curriculum featuring Prof. Elyn Saks, University of Southern California: How do we know when common societal stereotypes are false?
Integrating TOK in history, global politics and philosophy featuring UC Berkeley intellectual historian Martin Jay: How do we know when our collective moral standards are slipping?
The real-world connection between TOK and physics featuring Prof. Justin Khoury, University of Pennsylvania: Under what circumstances can examining the past help guide future discoveries?
The real-world connection between TOK and mathematics featuring Prof. James R. Brown, University of Toronto: How do we know when something has been mathematically proved and what role does intuition play?
An example of the real-world overlap between TOK and music featuring renowned acoustician and violinmaker Joseph Curtin.
Integrating TOK across the DP curriculum: the overlap between TOK and psychology, language and media featuring the insights of renowned psychologist Carol Dweck, Stanford University.