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NPR/TED Staff appears in the following:

How Does Singing Help Achieve Stillness?

Friday, November 21, 2014

Megan Washington is one of Australia's most popular singer-songwriters, and since childhood she has had a stutter. She discusses how she finds quiet and serenity in singing.

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How Can First Impressions Mislead Us?

Friday, November 14, 2014

Artist Hetain Patel toys with race, identity, language and accent — and challenges us to think beyond surface appearances.

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What Does It Mean To Be 'Articulate'?

Friday, November 14, 2014

Educator and poet Jamila Lyiscott is a "tri-tongued orator." She unpacks the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, family, and colleagues.

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Can Comedy Break Stereotypes?

Friday, November 14, 2014

Iranian-American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani describes a comic's role in challenging stereotypes — especially when it comes to Middle Eastern Muslims in America.

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Why Do We Create Stereotypes?

Friday, November 14, 2014

Psychologist Paul Bloom explains why prejudice is natural, rational and even moral — the key is to understand why we depend on it, and recognize when it leads us astray.

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What's The Line Between Stereotyping, Celebrating Culture?

Friday, November 14, 2014

Playwright and performer Sarah Jones has a chameleon-like ability to change personas. Through these personas, she explores the fine line between stereotyping and celebrating different ethnic groups.

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Where Did Human Beings Originate?

Friday, October 24, 2014

Louise Leakey describes her family's long search for early human remains in Africa, and how unlocking that mystery is the key to understanding our past and our future.

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Are We Evolving Into A Different Species?

Friday, October 24, 2014

Juan Enriquez argues that human evolution is far from over — Homo sapiens are becoming a new species right before our eyes.

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What Are The Origins Of The Universe?

Friday, October 24, 2014

David Christian explains the history of the universe from the big bang, and how humans occupy little more than a millisecond on that cosmic timeline.

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Why Do We Continue To Care About Dinosaurs?

Friday, October 24, 2014

Paleontologist Jack Horner explains what dinosaurs tell us about our own origins and what we can learn by attempting to revive a piece of the past.

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Why Did Humans Migrate Out Of Africa?

Friday, October 24, 2014

Geneticist Spencer Wells tells the story of early humans, and our eventual migration from Africa.

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Are All Human Beings Related?

Friday, October 24, 2014

Geneticist Spencer Wells describes how he uses DNA samples to trace our individual origins going back 2,000 generations.

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Making The Most Of Your Twenties: Meg Jay Answers Your Questions

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Psychologist Meg Jay answers your questions on making the most of your twenties — the developmental sweet spot — that defines the rest of your life.

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Protecting Privacy In The Digital Age: Mikko Hyppönen Answers Your Questions

Monday, October 06, 2014

White hat hacker Mikko Hyppönen on the importance of privacy in the digital age.

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How Do You Get Over Writer's Block?

Friday, October 03, 2014

After a nasty bout of writer's block that stretched on for nearly a decade, Sting found inspiration by channeling the stories of the shipyard workers he knew from his childhood.

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Where Does Creativity Come From?

Friday, October 03, 2014

Writer Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses. She shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius.

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How Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Friday, October 03, 2014

Sir Ken Robinson makes a case for creating an education system that nurtures — rather than stifles — creativity.

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What Does A Creative Brain Look Like?

Friday, October 03, 2014

What happens in the brain during musical improv? Researcher Charles Limb scanned the brains of jazz musicians to find out.

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How Do You Reveal A Life-Changing Transformation?

Friday, September 19, 2014

For most of Geena Rocero's career modeling lingerie and swimsuits, no one knew she was born a boy. Rocero talks about her decision to risk her career and reveal her background.

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How Can Someone Move Beyond Murder?

Friday, September 19, 2014

At the age of 19, Shaka Senghor was jailed for shooting and killing a man. That event started his years-long journey to redemption.

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