TED Radio Hour

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The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create. Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered on a common theme – such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections. The TED Radio Hour is hosted by Guy Raz, and is a co-production of NPR & TED. Follow the show @TEDRadioHour.

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The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create. Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered on a common theme – such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections. The TED Radio Hour is hosted by Guy Raz, and is a co-production of NPR & TED. Follow the show @TEDRadioHour.
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last modified
2018-05-18 04:01
last episode published
2018-05-18 04:01
publication frequency
7.51 days
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18.05.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Inspire To Action

What motivates us to take up a cause, follow a leader, or create change? This hour, TED speakers explore stories of inspirational leadership, and what makes some movements more successful than others. Guests include high school history teacher Diane Wo...
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11.05.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

The Fountain Of Youth

Aging is inevitable. We can slow it down a little, but could we ever bring it to a grinding halt? In this episode, TED speakers explore how we all might live longer and even better lives. Guests include writer and explorer Dan Buettner, anti-aging advo...
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4.05.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

The Act Of Listening

Listening β€” to loved ones, strangers, faraway places β€” is an act of generosity and a source of discovery. In this episode, TED speakers describe how we change when we listen deeply. In a special updated interview, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay reflects ...
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27.04.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Comfort Zone

We're all guilty of getting too comfortable - with our routines, social circles, the status quo. But is it stopping us from growing? This hour, TED speakers explore ways to push out of comfort zones. Guests include entrepreneur and podcaster Tim Ferris...
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20.04.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

The Meaning Of Work

Love it or hate it, most of us have to work for a living. So, how can we make work more meaningful? This hour, TED speakers explore our values and motivations when it comes to the workplace. Guests include entrepreneur Margaret Heffernan, psychologist ...
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13.04.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Everything Is Connected

In this hour, TED speakers explain how everything in nature is connected, and how we can restore its delicate balance. Guests include journalist George Monbiot, author Jane Poynter, bioacoustician Bernie Krause, and entomologist Marla Spivak (Original ...
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6.04.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Turning Kids Into Grown-Ups

Parenting is fraught with uncertainty, changing with each generation. This hour, TED speakers share ideas about raising kids and how β€” despite our best efforts β€” we're probably still doing it wrong. Guests include former Stanford dean Julie Lythcott-Ha...
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30.03.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Trust And Consequences

Our lives are fueled by trust: in our loved ones, our colleagues, our leaders. But how do we cultivate it, and restore if it's lost? In this episode, TED speakers explore our relationship with trust. Guests include conductor Charles Hazlewood, manageme...
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23.03.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

In Search Of

How far would you go to find something that's just out of reach, or maybe not even real? In this hour, TED speakers tell stories about searching for elusive sea creatures and distant aliens. Guests include astronomer Seth Shostak, oceanographer Edith W...
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16.03.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

The Consequences Of Racism

What does it mean to be judged before you walk through the door? What are the consequences? This week, TED speakers delve into the ways racism impacts our lives, from education, to health, to safety. Guests include poet and writer Clint Smith, writer a...
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9.03.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Decoding Our Emotions

We experience powerful emotions all of the time, but what are they exactly? Where do they come from? This hour, TED speakers invoke history, language, science and music to help us think about the way we feel. Guests include writer John Koenig, cultural...
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2.03.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Nudge

It's hard to change habits, but a gentle push can move us in the right direction. This episode, TED speakers offer deceptively simple "nudges" for managing our kids, our health, and our aspirations. Guests include behavioral economist Richard Thaler, p...
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23.02.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Confronting Stigma

Why do we harshly judge certain behaviors or conditions, making it harder to talk honestly about them? This hour, TED speakers confront stigmas around addiction, depression, HIV and sex work. Guests include journalist Johann Hari, TV/film producer and ...
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16.02.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Adaptation

Humans adapt to physical and creative challenges in remarkable ways. How do we do it, and what happens when we can't? In this episode, TED speakers share inspiring stories about our capacity to adapt. Guests include runner Christopher McDougall, nonpro...
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9.02.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Peering Deeper Into Space

The past few years have ushered in an explosion of new discoveries about our universe. This hour, TED speakers explore the implications of these advances β€” and the lingering mysteries of the cosmos. Guests include theoretical physicist Allan Adams, pla...
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2.02.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Slowing Down

We're always asked to be faster and more precise. But what can we learn from slowing down β€” even procrastinating? This hour, TED speakers explore why taking it slow is crucial...for all of us. Guests include TV producer Thomas Hellum, psychologist Adam...
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26.01.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Can We Trust The Numbers?

Data, statistics and algorithms dominate every aspect of our lives. But how accurate are they, and how fair? This hour, TED speakers explore the ups and downs of relying too much on the numbers. Guests include mathematician and data scientist Cathy O'N...
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19.01.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

The Money Paradox

What does money tell us about human nature? How does it motivate, trick, satisfy and disappoint us? In this hour, TED speakers share insights into our relationship with money. Guests include psychologist Laurie Santos, behavioral economist Keith Chen, ...
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12.01.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

The Big Five

What are the five biggest global challenges we face right now β€” and what can we do about them? This hour, TED speakers explore some radical solutions to these enduring problems. Guests include geoengineer Tim Kruger, president of the International Resc...
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5.01.2018 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Solve For X

Math intimidates a lot of us, but it can deliver surprising answers to life's pressing questions. In this episode, TED speakers discuss the elegant simplicity, and giddy complexity, of solving for X. Guests include comic book author Randall Munroe, pol...
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29.12.2017 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

What Is Beauty?

Beauty surrounds us, draws us in, gives joy and creates conflict. In this hour, TED speakers conjure up beauty both ancient and modern, and suggest reasons why humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty. Guests include the late philosopher Den...
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22.12.2017 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Rethinking Medicine

Our approach to treating disease is, in many ways, narrow and rooted in the past. Is it time for a new paradigm? This hour, TED speakers share their visions for new ways to understand medicine. Guests include cancer physician and writer Siddhartha Mukh...
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15.12.2017 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Going Undercover

Are deception and secrecy categorically wrong? Or can they be a necessary means to an end? This hour, TED speakers share stories of going undercover to explore unknown territory, and find the truth. Guests include poet and activist Theo E.J. Wilson, jo...
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8.12.2017 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

The Unknown Brain

The brain can seem as mysterious as a distant galaxy, but scientists are starting to map and manipulate its many regions. In this hour, TED speakers take us on a trip through the human brain. Guests include neuroanatomist Jill Bolte-Taylor, neuroscient...
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1.12.2017 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Transparency

Sometimes, being truthful can be uncomfortable β€” even risky. But can radical honesty and openness change things for the better? This hour, TED speakers take transparency all the way to its limit. Guests include business writer David Burkus, entrepreneu...
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24.11.2017 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2015/03/18/ted_sq-3426270a541795b78233a698dd7965d407545cf3.jpg?s=1400

Big Data Revolution

Once invisible details of our lives can now be tracked and turned into data. Will this make life easier or more complicated? This hour, TED speakers imagine how Big Data will reshape our world. Guests include tech journalist Kenneth Cukier, scientist R...
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17.11.2017

Simple Solutions

Sometimes, the best solutions to complex problems are simple. But simple doesn't always mean easy. This hour, TED speakers describe the innovation and hard work that goes into achieving simplicity. Guests include designer Mileha Soneji, chef Sam Kass, ...
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10.11.2017

How Art Changes Us

Art can evoke powerful feelings. But can it do more? This hour, TED speakers share ideas on the transformative nature of art and its ability to shape the way we see ourselves and the world around us. Guests include painter and sculptor Titus Kaphar, pa...
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3.11.2017

Maslow's Human Needs

Humans need food, sleep, safety, love, purpose. Psychologist Abraham Maslow ordered our needs into a hierarchy. This week, TED speakers explore that spectrum of need, from primal to profound. Guests include psychologist Margie Lachman, neuroscientist R...
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27.10.2017

Dialogue And Exchange

We're living in a time of intense ideological division, and it often feels impossible to bridge the gap. But can we afford not to? This hour, TED speakers explore how to communicate across the divide. Guests include social media activist Megan Phelps-R...
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20.10.2017

Press Play

Does something serious happen when we play? In this episode, TED speakers describe how all forms of amusement β€” tossing a ball to video games β€” can make us smarter, saner and more collaborative. Guests include psychologist Jeffrey Mogil, comedian Charl...
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13.10.2017

Manipulation

We think we're the ones who control what we see, read, think β€” and remember. But is that true? Who decides? And who should decide? This hour, TED speakers reveal just how easily we can be manipulated. Guests include design ethicist Tristan Harris, MSNB...
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6.10.2017

Getting Organized

Even the most seemingly chaotic systems have some order to them. This episode, TED speakers explore the inner architecture of living systems, from ant colonies to corporations to social movements. Guests include biology professor Deborah Gordon, commun...
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29.09.2017

Citizen Science

We often think that scientific research is reserved for PhDs and other experts. But now that's changing. This hour, TED speakers on how ordinary citizens are helping make groundbreaking discoveries. Guests include tech entrepreneur Joi Ito, biomedical ...
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22.09.2017

Failure Is An Option

Failure can be devastating, but it can also make us stronger and smarter. This week, TED speakers explore how failure clears the way for success, in our everyday work, and our innermost lives. Guests include entrepreneur Astro Teller, economist Tim Har...
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15.09.2017

Future Consequences

From data collection to gene editing to AI, what we once considered science fiction is now becoming reality. This hour, TED speakers explore the future consequences of our present actions. Guests include designer Anab Jain, futurist Juan Enriquez, biol...
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8.09.2017

The Power of Design

Design is all around us, but much of it could be better, bolder, more elegant. This episode, TED speakers on the essence of good design in buildings, brands, the digital realm and the natural world. Guests include computer engineer Tony Fadell, archite...
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1.09.2017

Quiet

In this episode, we explore ways to find quiet in our busy lives. How can we step back and make time to reflect in an increasingly distracted and hurried world? (Original broadcast date: November 21, 2014)
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25.08.2017

Hardwired

How much of who we are is biology? How much is learned? And how much can we change? This hour, TED speakers on how genes and experience collaborate β€” and compete β€” to make us who we are. Guests include neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky, epigeneticist Mosh...
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18.08.2017

Fighting Cancer

Cancer is merciless. It can strike any time, spread without warning, and return unannounced. In this hour, TED speakers reframe not only how we treat cancer, but how we live with it and survive it. Guests include cancer technologist Jorge Soto, Dr. Dav...
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11.08.2017

Rethinking School

For most of modern history, humans have placed smaller humans in institutions called schools. But what parts of this model still work? And what must change? This hour, TED speakers rethink education.TED speakers include teacher Tyler DeWitt, social ent...
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4.08.2017

Shifting Time

We live our lives by the calendar and the clock, but time is also an abstraction, even an illusion. In this hour, TED speakers explore how our sense of time changes depending on who and where we are. Guests include director Cesar Kuriyama, poet Rives, ...
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28.07.2017

Beyond Tolerance

Most of us were raised to believe that tolerance is a good thing, but is it enough or just the bare minimum? This hour, TED speakers on how to move beyond tolerance to a place of deeper understanding. Guests include social scientist Arthur Brooks, dive...
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21.07.2017

Prevention

We often know how to plan for the future, but find it hard to take the necessary steps. This hour, TED speakers challenge the inevitable and explore what to do today to prepare ourselves for tomorrow.TED speakers include neuroscientists Daniel Levitin ...
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14.07.2017

Crisis And Response

Moments of crisis can upend our lives, but can also help define them. This episode, TED speakers explore how a quick, compassionate or unexpected response can turn crisis into opportunity. Guests include physician Ken Kamler, motivational speaker Matt ...
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7.07.2017

Hidden

What lies beyond the reach of the naked eye, and how do these hidden forces shape our lives? This hour, TED speakers reveal forgotten cities, underwater canyons, tiny parasites, and a boiling river. TED speakers include computer scientist Abe Davis, oc...
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30.06.2017

Peering Into Space

This hour, we'll hear from TED speakers who share an infectious sense of wonder and curiosity about our place in the universe and what lies beyond our skies. TED speakers include physicist Brian Greene, astronomer Phil Plait, and astronomer Jill Tarter...
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23.06.2017

Truth And Lies

We live in a time where the line between fact and fiction is increasingly blurry β€” where each us can live in a constructed reality. This hour, TED speakers share insights on navigating a world where even the facts are up for debate. TED speakers includ...
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16.06.2017

A Better You

Many of us are lured by the promise of self-improvement, but find it hard to follow through. In our 100th episode, TED speakers reveal ways to discover our better selves, from simple hacks to deep introspection. TED speakers include entrepeneur Jia Jan...
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9.06.2017

Success

Success has become synonymous with financial wealth, influence and status. But can we define success in another way β€” one that welcomes a broader range of accomplishment? It may not be as obvious as you think. In this hour, TED speakers share ideas for...
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