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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 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 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 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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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 Does Trust Happen In Music?

Friday, May 15, 2015

Conductor Charles Hazlewood talks about the role of trust between conductor and orchestra, which he describes as a "miracle."

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Why Are Social Causes Easy To Launch But Hard To Win?

Friday, April 24, 2015

These days, all it takes to start a protest is a cell phone, says professor Zeynep Tufekci. But does the ease of social media impede social movements from making big gains?

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How Do You Help Your Town Dig Out From A Disaster?

Friday, April 24, 2015

Morgan O'Neill was 24 years old when she and her sister spearheaded the effort to rebuild their town after a tornado. Later, she developed a way to help other communities rebuild after disasters.

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Why Don't Ants Need A Leader?

Friday, April 24, 2015

The world's largest ant colony stretches over 3,700 miles. It succeeds, biologist Deborah Gordon says, because no ant is in charge. They communicate with algorithmic patterns to survive and thrive.

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