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NPR/TED Staff

NPR/TED Staff appears in the following:

Which Time Of Day Is Both Too Early And Too Late?

Friday, June 19, 2015

Poet Rives explores why 4 in the morning has become popular shorthand for the strangest hour of the day.

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Can You Remember Your Life 1 Second At A Time?

Friday, June 19, 2015

Director Cesar Kuriyama shoots one second of video every day as part of an ongoing project to remember the special moments of his life.

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Why Should We Look Forward To Getting Older?

Friday, June 19, 2015

Psychologist Laura Carstensen says that as people get older, they usually become less stressed and more content.

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Why Does Time Exist?

Friday, June 19, 2015

Cosmologist Sean Carroll tackles a deceptively simple question: Why does time exist at all? The potential answers point to a surprising view of the nature of the universe, and our place in it.

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When Do We Become The Final Version of Ourselves?

Friday, June 19, 2015

Dan Gilbert shares research on what he calls the "end of history illusion," where we think the person we are right now is the person we'll be for the rest of time. Hint: that's not the case.

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A Blue Zone Worthy Recipe: Guy Raz's Vegan Chili

Monday, June 15, 2015

After our episode, The Fountain Of Youth aired, listeners wrote in to find out if they could get Guy's vegan chili recipe. So by popular demand, here it is!

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What Does Space Sound Like?

Friday, June 05, 2015

Sound artist Honor Harger spent the last few years listening to the stars and recording some of the sounds of space.

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How Do We Change When We Really Listen To The People We Love?

Friday, June 05, 2015

Dave Isay started StoryCorps with a booth in Grand Central Station and an open invitation for people to interview one another. Since then, it's turned into a massive archive of humanity.

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What Happens When People Are Given A Voice?

Friday, June 05, 2015

Over 20 years ago, Dave Isay's radio documentary Ghetto Life 101 was broadcast. It presented voices many listeners hardly ever hear, setting a standard for storytellers everywhere.

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How Do We Listen When We're Unable to Hear?

Friday, June 05, 2015

Percussionist and recording artist Evelyn Glennie is almost completely deaf, which means she listens to music with her body, not her ears.

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How Can Listening Transform An Entire Community?

Friday, June 05, 2015

During the '80s, Rev. Jeffrey Brown watched his neighborhood become overrun with drugs and violence. He decided to listen to young people in the community, not preach to them, to bring about change.

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Is Aging Really So Bad?

Friday, May 22, 2015

Author Isabel Allende is in her 70's. She's got a few wrinkles—but she has incredible perspective, too. She says she plans to keep on living passionately as long as she can.

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How Could Technology Change The Way We Evolve?

Friday, May 22, 2015

Medical ethicist Harvey Fineberg says "neo-evolution" is on the horizon. When it becomes easier to eliminate disease through gene therapy, will we change the trajectory of evolution?

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What Are The Secrets of Centenarians?

Friday, May 22, 2015

To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner studies the world's "Blue Zones," communities whose elders live longer than anyone else on the planet.

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Can Aging Be Cured?

Friday, May 22, 2015

Cambridge researcher Aubrey de Grey argues that aging is merely a disease — and a curable one at that.

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How Do You Make An Elderly Worm Feel Young Again?

Friday, May 22, 2015

What controls aging? Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon has found a genetic mutation that can more than double the lifespan of a tiny worm, which points to how we might one day significantly extend human life.

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How Do You Get Your Colleagues To Trust You?

Friday, May 15, 2015

How do you create trust? Management theorist Simon Sinek says it starts with a leader who makes people feel safe.

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How Can You Restore Trust In Government?

Friday, May 15, 2015

Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says politicians like him have lost the trust of their citizens and it needs to be restored.

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How Can Trusting Strangers Fuel An Economy?

Friday, May 15, 2015

The new currency of this economy is trust, says Rachel Botsman. Companies that rely on sharing invest in what Botsman calls "reputation capital."

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How Can Couples Rebuild Trust After An Affair?

Friday, May 15, 2015

Affairs can completely rock a marriage. But psychotherapist Esther Perel says that while infidelity can shatter trust, it doesn't mean couples can't find a way to rebuild their relationships.

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