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0301Champions2016090420160911 (R4)

Guy Raz investigates athletic mastery. How do people achieve extraordinary feats?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0302Crisis And Response20160911

How a quick, compassionate or unexpected response can turn crisis into opportunity.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0303The Case For Optimism20160918

Guy Raz asks when the future is uncertain, how should we respond?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0304The Unknown Brain20160925

Guy Raz explores new research into the human brain.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0305Hidden20161002

Guy Raz explores what lies beyond the reach of the naked eye.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

030620161009

Guy Raz presents a journey through ideas, based on talks by the speakers on the TED stage.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

Guy Raz explores how to make an idea, a brand, or a behaviour catch fire.

0307Maslow's Human Needs20161016

Guy Raz explores the impact of psychologist Abraham Maslow's 'hierarchy' of human needs.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

030820161023

Guy Raz explores why some people find maths so intimidating.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0309The Act Of Listening20161030

Guy Raz explores how listening to loved ones and strangers is an act of generosity.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0310The Fountain Of Youth20161106

Guy Raz explores how ageing might be slowed down.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0311The Power Of Design20161113

Guy Raz explores how design, from buildings to the digital world, could be better.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0312Misconceptions20161120

Guy Raz explores how people move beyond conventional wisdom.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0313Extrasensory20161127

Guy Raz explores whether we can experience the world more deeply.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0401Believers And Doubters20170305

Guy Raz explores perspectives on belief from all ends of the spectrum.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0402The Hero's Journey20170312

Guy Raz explores why we are drawn to stories about heroes.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0403Giving It Away2017031920170326 (R4)

Guy Raz explores why some people give away their time, money, food and ideas.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0404The Money Paradox20170326

Guy Raz explores how money motivates, tricks, satisfies and disappoints us.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0405The Violence Within Us20170402

Guy Raz explores the sinister side of human nature and if we're all capable of violence.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0406Open Source World20170409

Guy Raz explores co-operation and innovation in a world where everyone has access to ideas

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0407Headspace2017041620170423 (R4)

Guy Raz explores the powerful feelings of stress, depression and despair.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0408Beyond Tolerance20170423

Guy Raz explores if we can move beyond the idea of tolerance to a place of understanding.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0409Anthropocene20170430

Guy Raz explores if we are in a new geological age created by human activity.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0410Do We Need Humans?20170507

Guy Raz explores the promises and perils of our relationship with technology.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0411Networks2017051420170521 (R4)

Guy Raz explores how networks surround and sustain us.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0412Big Data Revolution20170521

Guy Raz explores how our lives can now be tracked and turned into data.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0413What Is Original?20170528

Guy Raz asks when is copying flattery, when is it thievery, and when is it sheer genius?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0501What Is Beauty?20190318

Guy Raz investigates whether humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0502Unstoppable Learning20190325

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores the extraordinary ways babies and children learn – from the womb, to the playground to the internet.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2013.

Guy Raz explores the extraordinary ways babies and children learn.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0503Turning Points20190401

Guy Raz explores the moments that can change people’s lives - from a stricken aeroplane to an encounter with a pump attendant.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2013.

Guy Raz explores the moments that can change people's lives.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0504Collaboration20190408

Guy Raz explores the positive benefits of mass collaboration – from Wikipedia to adopting tsunami sirens in Hawaii.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2013.

Guy Raz explores the positive benefits of mass collaboration.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0505Haves And Have Nots20190415

Guy Raz explores the reasons behind global wealth inequality.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0506Spoken And Unspoken2019042220190428 (R4)

Guy Raz explores how words and methods of communication affect us.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0507Getting There20190429

Guy Raz explores how future transportation can become faster, cleaner and cooler.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0508Quiet20190506

Guy Raz explores ways to find quiet in this busy world.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2013.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0509Finite20190513

Guy Raz explores ideas about living with less in a world with finite resources.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0510Fighting Cancer20190520

Guy Raz explores ideas about detecting, curing and living with cancer.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0511Adaptation20190527

Guy Raz explore ideas about human adaptability.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0512Building Better Cities20190603

Guy Raz explores how cities can change the world.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0513Nudge20190610

Guy Raz explores the positive \u2018nudges' in behaviour for managing aspects of our lives.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0514Failure Is An Option20190617

Guy Raz explores how failure can clear the way for success.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0515Toxic20190624

Guy Raz asks, 'Should we accept our toxic world as a reality or can we make a change?'

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0516The Food We Eat20190701

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores how food is more than nourishment. It's a source of pleasure and guilt and an agent of change.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2016.

Guy Raz explores how there's more to food than simple nourishment.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0517The Five Senses2019070820190714 (R4)

Guy Raz explores how our brains make sense of sensation, and our minds create 'reality'.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0518The Spirit Of Inquiry20190715

Guy Raz explores how a more humble style of inquiry may achieve the next big breakthrough.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0519The Digital Industrial Revolution20190722

The exciting - and terrifying - future of human-robot collaboration.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0520Wired For Altruism20190729

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores ideas about altruism – what motivates or limits us to be altruistic, and do we ever go too far?

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2017.

What motivates or limits us to be altruistic, and do we ever go too far?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0521Prevention20190805

Ideas about prevention - what to do today, in order to prepare ourselves for tomorrow.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0522Rethinking School20190812

Guy Raz explores how we can rethink the education system to benefit students.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0523Hardwired20190819

Host Guy Raz asks how much of who we are is biology? How much can we change?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0524How Art Changes Us20190826

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores the transformative nature of art and its ability to change the way we see ourselves and the world.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2017.

Guy Raz explores the transformative nature of art.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0525Simple Solutions20190902

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Host Guy Raz explores how often the best solutions to complex problems are simple – but that doesn’t always mean they are easy.

In this hour, TED speakers describe the innovation and hard work that goes into achieving simplicity.

First heard in the USA on National Public Radio in 2017.

Guy Raz explores the often challenging world of simple solutions.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0526The Big Five20190909

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Host Guy Raz explores the five biggest global challenges humans face – can radical ideas be part of the solution?

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

Host Guy Raz explores the five biggest global challenges humans face.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0527Disruptive Leadership20200330

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage

Guy Raz explores what it takes to become a leader and shake up the status quo.

Guy Raz examined disruptive leadership—what it takes to become a leader that can make lasting changes. The speakers included Stanley McChrystal, on how leaders deal with failure; Sheryl Sandberg on cultivating women leaders; and Seth Godin, on whether ordinary people can become leaders.

First broadcast on NPR in the USA in 2014.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0601Peering Deeper Into Space20191209

Host Guy Raz explores the explosion of new discoveries about our universe – what are the implications and what mysteries remain?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0602Decoding Our Emotions20191216

Host Guy Raz explores why we feel powerful emotions

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0603The Consequences Of Racism20191223

Guy Raz explores what does it mean to be judged before you walk through the door? What are the real consequences of racism?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

Guy Raz explores what are the real consequences of racism?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0604Turning Kids Into Grown-ups20191230

Host Guy Raz explores the sometimes fraught world of parenting. Despite our best efforts, are we still doing it wrong?

Parenting is fraught with uncertainty, changing with each generation. TED speakers share ideas about raising kids and how — despite our best efforts — we're probably still doing it wrong.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

Host Guy Raz explores the sometimes fraught world of parenting - how can we improve?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0605Comfort Zone20200106

Host Guy Raz explores if we are all guilty of getting too comfortable with our routines, with our social circles and the status quo? Is it stopping our development?

In this TED Radho Hour TED speakers explore ways to push out of comfort zones.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0606Inspire To Action20200113

Guy Raz explores what motivates us to take up a cause, follow a leader, or create change?

TED speakers explore stories of inspirational leadership, and what makes some movements more successful than others.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

Host Guy Raz explores what motivates us to take up a cause.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0607Attention Please20200120

Guy Raz explores how, in an age of infinite information distraction, we can pay more attention.

In an age of constant information and infinite distractions, how can we pay more attention to our... attention? TED speakers explore the battle for our awareness during the digital age.

TED speakers explore stories of inspirational leadership, and what makes some movements more successful than others.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

Guy Raz explores how, in an age of distraction, we can pay more attention.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0608Hidden Potential20200127

Guy Raz explores why some are overlooked despite their potential – how can that begin to change?

TED speakers explore stories of inspirational leadership, and what makes some movements more successful than others.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

Guy Raz explores why some are people are overlooked despite their potential?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0609Why We Hate20200203

Guy Raz asks is hating others learned or innate? From bullying to hate crimes, cruelty is all around us. How can we fight it?

TED speakers explore stories of inspirational leadership, and what makes some movements more successful than others.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

Guy Raz asks is hating others learned or innate? How can we fight it?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0610Where Joy Hides20200210

When we focus so much on achievement and success, it's easy to lose sight of joy.

TED speakers search for joy in unexpected places, and explain why it's crucial to a fulfilling life.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018,

Guy Raz asks why, in a world obsessed with success, joy is often missing?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0611Circular20200217

Guy Raz explores whether wanting the economy to always keep growing is a good thing for our long term survival?

This hour, TED speakers explore circular systems that regenerate and re-use what we already have.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018,

Guy Raz explores whether our desire for economic growth can be sustained.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0612Building Humane Cities20200224

Guy Raz explores how we can build more humane cities, when the world faces overcrowding and risks to vulnerable people.

Cities are symbols of hope and opportunity. But today, overcrowding and gentrification are hurting their most vulnerable residents. This hour, TED speakers explore how we can build more humane cities.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0613Unintended Consequences20200302

Guy Raz explores the fact that though technology brings many benefits, it can have a darker side unintended consequences.

Human innovation has transformed the way we live, often for the better. But as our technologies grow more powerful, so do their consequences. This hour, TED speakers explore technology's dark side.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

Guy Raz explores unintended consequences of human innovation

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0614The Story Behind The Numbers20200309

Guy Raz explores the idea of whether life today is better than ever before? Does the data bear that out?

This hour, TED speakers explore the stories we tell with numbers — and whether those stories portray the full picture.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2018.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0615The Hackers20200316

Guy Raz explores pioneering research looking to 'hack' the brain, and the climate, in the hope of creating a better world.

This hour, TED speakers explore the stories we tell with numbers — and whether those stories portray the full picture.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2013

Guy Raz explores pioneering research looking to 'hack' the brain and climate. Why?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0616Everything Is Connected20200323

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

Every species plays a crucial role in our natural world. But when humans tinker with the equation, a chain reaction can cause entire ecosystems to break down. In this hour, TED speakers explain how everything is connected in nature, with some bold ideas about how we can restore the delicate balance and bring disappearing ecosystems back.

First broadcast on NPR in the USA in 2014.

07Amateur Hour2020051120200512 (BBC7)

Guy Raz explores what does it take to survive when you're a complete amateur?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

07Screen Time - Part 12020051820200519 (BBC7)

Guy Raz explores how we have become glued to our screens. How are they changing us?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

07Screen Time - Part 22020052520200526 (BBC7)

Guy Raz explores why we present a digital version of ourselves online?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

07The Meaning Of Work2020060120200602 (BBC7)

Guy Raz explores our complex relationship with the work we do.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

Guy Raz explores our complex relationship with the work we do.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0728Overcoming20200406

Guy Raz explores how people overcome struggles, whether they be mental, physical, or social - turning them into a strength.

We all have our struggles, whether they be mental, physical, or social. But what is it that makes some of us keep trying and striving to overcome despite the odds? In this hour, TED speakers tell their stories about overcoming a weakness and turning it into a strength. Guests include Professor Temple Grandin, poet Shane Koyczan, psychologist Eleanor Longden, and educator Kakenya Ntaiya.

First broadcast on NPR in the USA in 2014.

Guy Raz explores stories of overcoming a weakness and turning it into a strength.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0729The End Of Privacy20200413

Guy Raz explores our changing notions of privacy

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0730Keeping Secrets2020042020200421 (BBC7)

Guy Raz explores what it takes to become a leader and shake up the status quo.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0731Trust And Consequences2020042720200428 (BBC7)

Guy Raz explores how do we restore trust if it is lost?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0732Solving It2020050420200505 (BBC7)

Guy Raz explores how some people are trying to solve humanity's impossible problems.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0733Amateur Hour2020051120200512 (BBC7)

Guy Raz explores what does it take to survive when you're a complete amateur?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.

0734Screen Time - Part 12020051820200519 (BBC7)

Guy Raz explores how we have become glued to our screens. How are they changing us?

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.