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.
Jul 05, 2015
What makes us who we are? How do parents mold children into who they are? TED speakers reflect on how our upbringing shapes us.
Jul 05, 2015
We live our lives by the calendar and the clock, but time is also an abstraction, even an illusion. TED speakers explore how our sense of time changes depending on who and where we are.
Jun 21, 2015
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?
Jun 14, 2015
The Act of Listening
Listening — to loved ones, strangers, faraway places — is an act of generosity and a source of discovery. TED speakers describe how we change when we listen deeply.
Jun 07, 2015
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.
May 31, 2015
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.
May 24, 2015
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? TED speakers explore our relationship with trust.
May 17, 2015
Creativity, Perceptions, Body Language, Reflection
A selection of favorite TED Talks includes Charles Limb on the source of creativity, Sarah Jones on playing with perceptions, Amy Cuddy on communication and body language, and Pico Iyer on taking time to think.
May 10, 2015
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.
May 03, 2015
Even the most seemingly chaotic systems have some order to them. TED speakers explore the inner architecture of living systems, from ant colonies to corporations to social movements.
Apr 26, 2015
Maslow's Human Needs
Humans need food, sleep, safety, love, purpose. Psychologist Abraham Maslow ordered our needs into a hierarchy. TED speakers explore that spectrum of need, from primal to profound.
Apr 19, 2015
Framing the Story
Exploring the art of storytelling — and how good stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world.
Apr 12, 2015
Why We Lie
Let's face it: people lie. We lie to each other and to ourselves. Is there a deeper reason why we do it?
Apr 05, 2015
Does something serious happen when we play? TED speakers describe how all forms of amusement — from tossing a ball to video games — can make us smarter, saner and more collaborative.
Mar 29, 2015
In Search Of
How far would you go to find something that's just out of reach, or maybe not even real? Stories about searching for elusive sea creatures and distant aliens.
Mar 22, 2015
Who should get to keep secrets, and who should demand to know them? TED speakers talk about the damage secrets can do, and the shifting roles we play when we keep, or share them.
Mar 15, 2015
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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