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Sometimes, the best solutions to complex problems are simple. But simple doesn't always mean easy. This hour, TED speakers describe the innovation and hard work that goes into achieving simplicity.
The TED Radio Hour episode 110: Simple Solutions
Mileha Soneji: Can Simple Innovations Improve The Lives of Parkinson's Patients?
Sam Kass: Can Free Breakfast Improve Learning?
Wendy Troxel: Does High School Start Too Early?
Myriam Sidibe: Would Fewer Children Die of Disease If They Just Washed Their Hands?
Amos Winter: How Do You Build An All-Terrain Wheelchair For The Developing World?
Art can evoke powerful feelings. But can it do more? This hour, TED speakers share ideas on the transformative nature of art and its ability to shape the way we see ourselves and the world around us.
The TED Radio Hour: How Art Changes Us
Titus Kaphar: How Can We Address Centuries of Racism In Art?
Dre Urhahn: How Can Public Art Projects Transform Rough Neighborhoods?
eL Seed: Can The Beauty Of Arabic Calligraphy Shift Perspectives?
Magda Sayeg: What's The Emotional Power Behind "Yarn Bombing"?
Benjamin Zander: How Does Music Transform Us?
Humans need food, sleep, safety, love, purpose. Psychologist Abraham Maslow ordered our needs into a hierarchy. This week, TED speakers explore that spectrum of need, from primal to profound.
"In some great moment, man can be perfect, it's possible. But for five minutes." - Psychologist Abraham Maslow
How Did Abraham Maslow Change Psychology?
What Does It Take To Feel Secure?
How Does War Teach Soldiers About Love?
What Defines A Person's Sense Of Self?
What Makes A Life Worth Living?
We're living in a time of intense ideological division, and it often feels impossible to bridge the gap. But can we afford not to? This hour, TED speakers explore how to communicate across the divide.
The TED Radio Hour: Dialogue And Exchange
Megan Phelps-Roper: If You're Raised To Hate, Can You Reverse It?
Robb Willer: How Do We Bridge The Political Divide?
Jonas Gahr Støre: As A Rule, Should Diplomats Talk To Everyone?
Celeste Headlee: How Can We Have Civil Conversations With The Other Side?
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Does Our Future Depend On More Dialogue?
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?