Recent episodes from the TED Radio Hour podcast
Apr 4, 2014 — Social scientist Michael Norton researches how money can buy happiness — when you don't spend it on yourself. The key is social spending that benefits not just you, but other people.
Apr 4, 2014 — Writer Daniel Pink explains why traditional rewards like money aren't always successful motivators.
Apr 4, 2014 — Social psychologist Paul Piff describes how wealth changes behavior and how almost anyone's behavior can change when they're made to feel rich.
Apr 4, 2014 — Behavioral economist Keith Chen says languages that don't have a future tense strongly correlate with higher savings.
Apr 4, 2014 — Psychologist Laurie Santos studies human irrationality by observing how primates make decisions — including some not-so-savvy money choices their human relatives often make.
Mar 14, 2014 — Lawyer Bryan Stevenson explains how America's criminal justice system works against the poor and people of color, and how we can address it.
Mar 14, 2014 — Attorney Philip K. Howard argues the U.S. has become a legal minefield and we need to simplify our laws.
Mar 14, 2014 — Health advocate Rebecca Onie describes how our health care system can be restructured to prevent — and not just treat — illness.
Mar 14, 2014 — Legal scholar Lawrence Lessig says corruption is at the heart of American politics and issues a bipartisan call for change.