Recent episodes from the TED Radio Hour podcast
Mar 7, 2014 — Sound expert Julian Treasure says we are losing our listening in a louder world. He shares ways to re-tune our ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around us.
Mar 7, 2014 — Physiatrist and engineer Todd Kuiken is building a prosthetic arm that connects with the human nervous system — improving motion, control and even feeling.
Mar 7, 2014 — Speech scientist Rupal Patel creates customized synthetic voices that enable people who can't speak to communicate in a unique voice that embodies their personality.
Mar 7, 2014 — Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind. But thanks to a device attached to his head, he can now "hear" color, which allows him to experience an element that was once invisible.
Feb 14, 2014 — There may be no fool-proof secret to happiness, but Pharrell's song "Happy" definitely delivers some instant joy. Pharrell shares what inspires him to keep smiling.
Feb 14, 2014 — Psychologist Dan Gilbert challenges the idea that we'll be miserable if we don't get what we want.
Feb 14, 2014 — Benedictine monk David Steindl-Rast on slowing down, looking where you're going and being grateful.
Feb 14, 2014 — Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? Writer Graham Hill makes the case for taking up less space.
Feb 14, 2014 — Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report feelings in real time.