TED Radio Hour
A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.
The Unknown Brain
The brain can seem as mysterious as a distant galaxy, but scientists are starting to map and manipulate its many regions.
Feb 22, 2015
Just a Little Nicer
Compassion is a universal virtue, but is it innate or taught? Have we lost touch with it? Can we be better at it? TED speakers explore compassion, its roots, its meaning and its future.
Dec 21, 2014
What does it mean to be courageous? Is it an automatic response or a conscious choice? TED speakers examine the nature of courage and what it takes to risk everything to do the right thing.
Dec 14, 2014
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?
Nov 23, 2014
Playing with Perceptions
Where do stereotypes come from? Why do some perceptions persist, and is there any truth or value to the assumptions we make? TED speakers examine the consequences of stereotypes.
Nov 16, 2014
Big ideas on how to solve the seemingly impossible.
Nov 09, 2014
Can we experience the world more deeply by not only extending our senses — but going beyond them?
Nov 02, 2014
Are we simply the sum of our experiences? Or can we choose our own path? In this hour, TED speakers share stories of undergoing remarkable transformations despite extraordinary challenges.
Sep 21, 2014
From Curiosity To Discovery
Why do some people spend years trying to answer a single question, or even risk their lives to discover something new? In this hour, TED speakers explore how curiosity leads to unexpected places.
Sep 14, 2014
Animals And 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.
Sep 07, 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.
Aug 03, 2014
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.
Jul 20, 2014
What Is Original?
Should we be rethinking the definition of originality?
Jun 29, 2014
Why We Lie
TED speakers tell the truth about why we lie.
Jun 22, 2014
What is it that makes some of us keep trying and striving to overcome despite the odds?
Jun 15, 2014
How we get to where we need to go and how long it takes affects our lives on a daily basis. Imagine a future of transport that's faster, cleaner and just plain cooler.
Jun 08, 2014
Which Way, LA? Blog
Award-winning moderator Warren Olney leads lively, thoughtful and provocative discussion on the issues Southern Californians care about.
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