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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 Response20160911How 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 Optimism20160918Guy 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 Brain20160925Guy Raz explores new research into the human brain.

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

0305Hidden20161002Guy 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.

030620161009Guy 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 Needs20161016Guy 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.

030820161023Guy 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 Listening20161030Guy 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 Youth20161106Guy 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 Design20161113Guy 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.

0312Misconceptions20161120Guy Raz explores how people move beyond conventional wisdom.

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

0313Extrasensory20161127Guy 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 Doubters20170305Guy 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 Journey20170312Guy 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 Paradox20170326Guy 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 Us20170402Guy 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 World20170409Guy 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 Tolerance20170423Guy 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.

0409Anthropocene20170430Guy 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?20170507Guy 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 Revolution20170521Guy 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?20170528Guy 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?20190318Guy 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 Learning20190325A 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 Points20190401Guy 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.

0504Collaboration20190408Guy 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 Nots20190415Guy 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 There20190429Guy 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.

0508Quiet20190506Guy 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.

0509Finite20190513Guy 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 Cancer20190520Guy 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.

0511Adaptation20190527Guy Raz explore ideas about human adaptability.

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

0512Building Better Cities20190603Guy Raz explores how cities can change the world.

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

0513Nudge20190610Guy 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 Option20190617Guy 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.

0515Toxic20190624Guy 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 Eat20190701A 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 Inquiry20190715Guy 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 Revolution20190722The 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 Altruism20190729A 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.

0521Prevention20190805Ideas 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 School20190812Guy 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.

0523Hardwired20190819Host 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 Us20190826A 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 Solutions20190902A 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 Five20190909A 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 Leadership20200330A 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 Space20191209Host 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 Emotions20191216Host 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 Racism20191223Guy 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-ups20191230Host 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 Zone20200106Host 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 Action20200113Guy 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 Please20200120Guy 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 Potential20200127Guy 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 Hate20200203Guy 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 Hides20200210When 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.

0611Circular20200217Guy 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 Cities20200224Guy 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 Consequences20200302Guy 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 Numbers20200309Guy 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 Hackers20200316Guy 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 Connected20200323A 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.

07Can We Trust The Numbers?2020101220201013 (BBC7)A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores a world dominated by data, statistics and algorithms. What are the ups and downs of relying on numbers?

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.

07Citizen Science2020083120200901 (BBC7)Guy Raz explores how ordinary citizens are helping to make ground-breaking discoveries

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

07Confronting Stigma2020101920201020 (BBC7)A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores the world of judgment. Can we confront the stigmas around addiction, depression, HIV and sex work?

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

Guy Raz explores the world of judgement and stigma.

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

07Dialogue And Exchange2020091420200915 (BBC7)A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores the difficulties of communication during a time of intense ideological division. Can we bridge the gap?

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

Guy Raz explores communication during a time of intense ideological division.

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.

07Dying Well2020110920201110 (BBC7)A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores whether there is a way to talk about death candidly and even without fear? How can we best prepare?

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.

07Going Undercover2020092820200929 (BBC7)A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores deception and secrecy. Can they be a necessary means to an end – when people go undercover to find the truth?

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

Guy Raz explores whether deception and secrecy are categorically wrong?

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.

07Manipulation2020090720200908 (BBC7)Guy Raz explores how easily we can be manipulated.

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.

07Rethinking Medicine2020100520201006 (BBC7)A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores our approach to treating disease. Are our ideas too narrow – do we need a paradigm shift in medical thinking?

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

Guy Raz explores whether we need a paradigm shift in medical thinking.

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

Guy Raz explores our approach to treating disease. Are our ideas too narrow – do we need a paradigm shift in medical thinking?

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

07The Person You Become2020102620201027 (BBC7)A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores how we shed part of our old selves and embrace new ones. How do ideas and experiences change us?

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.

07The Right To Speak2020110220201103 (BBC7)A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores whether all speech, however offensive, be allowed on college campuses? Is it the price of ‘free speech’?

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.

07Transparency2020092120200922 (BBC7)A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores the sometimes uncomfortable nature of truth. Can radical honesty change things for the better?

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

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.

0728Overcoming20200406Guy 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 Privacy20200413Guy 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.

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

Guy Raz explores how - from health care to law - some people are trying to solve humanity’s seemingly impossible problems.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2014.

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.

Guy Raz explores what it takes to survive, even thrive, when you're a complete amateur? And are their benefits to be had?

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

Guy Raz explores ideas about prevention - what to do today, in order to prepare ourselves for tomorrow.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2015.

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.

0735Screen 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.

0736The 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. Love it or hate it – how can we make work more meaningful?

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 2015.

0737Rethinking Death2020060820200609 (BBC7)Guy Raz explores the hard fact that everyone eventually dies.

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

Guy Raz explores the hard fact that everyone eventually dies. How can we better understand death as a part of life?

In this episode, TED speakers contemplate the end of life with wisdom and humor.

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 2016.

0738To Endure2020061520200616 (BBC7)Guy Raz explores what allows us to endure our darkest moments

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

Guy Raz explores what allows us to endure our darkest moments? What does it take to show resilience in the face of adversity?

In this hour, TED speakers explore the outer limits of inner strength.

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 2016.

0739Becoming Wise2020062220200623 (BBC7)Guy Raz explores finding wisdom at any stage of life.

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 (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores finding wisdom at any stage of life. We usually get wiser with age, but we don’t have to grow up to wise up.

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

0740What Makes Us...us2020062920200630 (BBC7)Guy Raz explores what makes us\u2026us?

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 (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Guy Raz explores how science is helping us to answer the question that humans have had for thousands of years: what makes us…us?

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

0741Slowing Down2020070620200707 (BBC7)Guy Raz asks can we we improve our lives by slowing down \u2013 even procrastinating?

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

Guy Raz explores why faster might not always be better. Can we improve our lives by slowing down – even procrastinating?

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 2016.

0742Democracy On Trial2020071320200714 (BBC7)Guy Raz explores the future of democracy. Does growing distrust mean a rethink?

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 (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Democracy is often hailed as the best form of government. But with a growing sense of distrust, should we rethink the whole system? This hour, TED speakers ask if democracy is truly our best option.

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

0743Reconciliation2020072020200721 (BBC7)Guy Raz, explores how, in a divided world, we can find the middle ground?

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

0744Getting Better2020072720200728 (BBC7)We expect a lot of our doctors, but they don't always have the best tools to treat us. This episode, TED speakers explore new ways to think about disease, diagnosis, and the delicate art of healing.

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 2017.

Guy Raz explores new ways to think about disease, diagnosis, and the art of healing.

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

0745Decisions, Decisions, Decisions2020080320200804 (BBC7)Whether you're choosing spaghetti sauce or a life partner, making decisions can be paralyzing. Guy Raz explores how we make both the easy and the hard choices, and how we learn to live with them afterwards.

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 2017.

Guy Raz explores how we make the choices we make, and how we learn to live with them.

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

0746Painfully Funny2020081020200811 (BBC7)Humans have a capacity to laugh even in the hardest of times. This hour, TED speakers describe how they use humor as a weapon and a shield, to ward off doubt, discrimination, and even depression.

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 2017.

Guy Raz explores our capacity to laugh.

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

0747Speaking Up2020081720200818 (BBC7)Whether it's asking for a raise or asking for equality, speaking up can be risky — even dangerous. This hour, TED speakers share ideas and stories about taking the crucial step to say something.

Guy Raz explores the problems of speaking up for something.

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 2017.

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

0748Forgiveness2020082420200825 (BBC7)Guy Raz explores the problems we encounter when we have to forgive someone.

When loss, violence or betrayal test our willingness to forgive. How do we do it anyway? This hour, TED speakers explore the challenges and benefits of forgiving others and ourselves.

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 2017.

Guy Raz explores when loss, violence or betrayal test our willingness to forgive.

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

0749Citizen Science20200831