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.
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
Solve for X
Math intimidates a lot of us, but it can deliver surprising answers to life's pressing questions.
Mar 08, 2015
7 Deadly Sins
Sinful behavior is human, and nearly impossible to avoid.
Mar 01, 2015
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
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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