2019 TEDxYouth@IMSA

Start Date

16-11-2019 11:20 AM

End Date

16-11-2019 11:40 AM

Streaming Media


Devraj Thakkar is a Junior at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. He was inquisitive from an early age. As he matured, his interests developed into a passion for Neuroscience and Psychology. He quickly developed a curiosity for conscious and subconscious human percepts that drive behavioral characteristics and manifestations. His neuropsychological fascinations naturally laid the foundation for Devraj’s passion for and entrepreneurship, which he manifested through spearheading his startup. Devraj is extremely passionate about giving back to his community, with his life goal being to leave the world better than he found it. In addition to regularly volunteering at Sherman Hospital and his local library, Devraj is the co-founder of One Brain Initiative, a venture that supports the neurological and psychological needs of individuals all over the world. Devraj is also an avid fan of cars and motorcycles. When he’s not working on school work or extracurriculars, he is often seen driving around his hometown – Bartlett Illinois.

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Nov 16th, 11:20 AM Nov 16th, 11:40 AM

Manipulating the Limbic System to Create Space in Our Schedules


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