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.
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)
What happens when we play?
How Can Playing A Game Make You More Empathetic?
Who's That Guy Riding The Subway In His Underwear?
How Does Play Shape Our Development?
What Can Bonobos Teach Us About Play?
How Can Video Games Improve Our Real Lives?
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.
"We need to need people who are not like us." — Arthur Brooks
Why Do Conservatives Need Liberals — And Vice Versa?
How Can We Have A More Candid Conversation About Race?
What's A Better Way To Talk About Abortion?
How Can Tourism Promote Peace In The Middle East?
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.
How do numbers shape our lives?
Can Math Answer Absurd Questions?
What Are The Mathematics of Jazz?
Should We Be Wary of Algorithms?
How Can Math Help You Imagine The Impossible?
Can Math Help You Fall in Love?
Can Math Make You A Better Musician?
When is copying flattery, when is it thievery, and when is it sheer genius? In this hour, TED speakers explore how sampling, borrowing, and riffing make all of us innovators.
Should we be rethinking the definition of originality?
Why Would More Than 500 Artists Sample The Same Song?
Does Copying In Fashion Keep It Fresh?
Where Do Good Ideas Come From?
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.
How do people respond differently to crisis?
When Crisis Strikes On Everest — How Do You Respond?
What Lessons Can We Learn From Losing Our Life's Savings?
How Do You Make The International Community Care About The Refugee Crisis?
How Can Text Messaging Save Lives?
Can A Massive Stroke Change A Life — For The Better?