TED Radio Hour
The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create.
Guy Raz: Reflections And Farewell To TED Radio Hour
Guy Raz reflects on seven years of wisdom gained through hosting the TED Radio Hour, in a conversation with the new host Manoush Zomorodi.
Indre Viskontas: What Can Neuroscience Teach Us About Music?
How do you decide between two different life passions? After years of struggling to choose, neuroscientist and operatic soprano Indre Viskontas learned that science and opera can inform the other.
Curtis Carroll: What Can You Learn About Life When You Have A Life Sentence?
When Curtis Carroll was sentenced to life in prison, he decided to teach himself the ins and outs of the stock market. Today, he advocates for teaching others the importance of financial literacy.
Pico Iyer: What Can Ping-Pong Teach Us About Life?
The point of a game is usually to win ... but not for Pico Iyer. After years of playing ping-pong at a Japanese community center, he's learned a different lesson: competition can be "an act of love."
Rachel Wurzman: Can Social Isolation Lead To Opioid Addiction?
Circumstances like who we are and where we live can impact our health. But Rachel Wurzman says another critical factor is loneliness. She studies the connection between isolation and opioid addiction.
Michael Hendryx: How Is Health In Mining Communities Affected By Mountaintop Removal?
For over a decade, Michael Hendryx's research has shown mountaintop removal is connected to cancer and other diseases in nearby towns. He says awareness is key for changing policy around the practice.
Mary Bassett: How Does Racism Affect Your Health?
How does race affect the medical attention you receive, your baby's chances of living, and your life expectancy? Mary Bassett says structural racism can impact every aspect of health.
Raj Panjabi: How Can We Bring Healthcare To The Most Remote Places In The World?
More than one billion people live in areas with no access to health workers. Physician Raj Panjabi started his group Last Mile Health to help bring care to the hardest to reach places.