TED Radio Hour
Summary: 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.
For thousands of years, we've searched to answer the question: Who are we? Today, science has brought us closer than ever to the answer. This hour, TED speakers share ideas on what makes us ... us.
Our relationship with animals is complicated: we love and fear them; hunt, consume and protect them. In this hour, TED speakers explore what happens when humans and animals interact. (Original broadcast date: September 5, 2014).
What makes us who we are? How do parents mold children into who they are? In this hour, TED speakers reflect on how our upbringing shapes us. (Original broadcast date: August 1, 2014).
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.
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. (Original broadcast date: May 15, 2015).
We usually get wiser with age, but that doesn't mean we have to grow up to wise up. This hour, TED speakers explore what it means to find wisdom at every stage of life.
In this hour, TED speakers move beyond conventional wisdom and reveal complex realities about what we think we know to be true. (Original broadcast date: November 15, 2013).
Guy sits down with TED Curator Chris Anderson to talk about the TED phenomenon and his new book on advice for public speaking.
From Little League to the Olympics, athletic mastery plays a major role in our sense of achievement. This hour, TED speakers explore the minds and bodies of champions who achieve extraordinary feats. (Original broadcast date: July 18, 2014).
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.
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. (Original broadcast date: April 17, 2015).
When the future is uncertain, how should we respond? Are we wired to be positive? Or are there real reasons to be optimistic? This hour, TED speakers explore why they believe the future is bright.
In this episode, TED speakers describe how all forms of amusement — from tossing a ball to video games — can make us smarter, saner and more collaborative. (Original broadcast date: March 27, 2015)
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.
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 (Original broadcast date: March 6, 2015)