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NPR/TED Staff appears in the following:

How Can We All Listen Better?

Friday, March 07, 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.

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Is There A Secret To Happiness?

Friday, February 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.

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Are We Happier When We Stay In The Moment?

Friday, February 14, 2014

When are humans most happy? To answer this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time. Among the results: We're often happiest when we're lost in the moment.

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Does Less Stuff Mean More Happiness?

Friday, February 14, 2014

Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? Writer Graham Hill makes the case for taking up less space.

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What Does It Take To Be Grateful?

Friday, February 14, 2014

We all want to be happy, says David Steindl-Rast, a Benedictine monk. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you're going and, above all, being grateful.

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How Does Misfortune Affect Long-Term Happiness?

Friday, February 14, 2014

We're doomed to be miserable if we don't get what we want — right? Not quite, says psychologist Dan Gilbert. He says our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don't go as planned.

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What Happens When We Slow Down?

Friday, February 14, 2014

Journalist Carl Honoré believes our society's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life.

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Does More Convenience Mean Less Privacy?

Friday, January 31, 2014

Behavioral economist Alessandro Acquisti studies how everyday decisions blur the line between our public and private lives.

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Is Too Much Privacy Bad For Your Health?

Friday, January 31, 2014

Health IT expert John Wilbanks explores whether the desire to protect privacy is slowing research, and if opening up medical data could create a wave of health care innovation.

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What Would You Do If The Feds Were Watching You?

Friday, January 31, 2014

When Hasan Elahi's name was mistakenly added to the U.S. government's watch list, he fought the assault on his privacy by turning his life inside-out for the world to see.

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Why Should You Be Worried About NSA Surveillance?

Friday, January 31, 2014

Virtually every international Internet user is being watched, says hacker and security expert Mikko Hyppönen. He calls for digital privacy in the age of government surveillance.

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Can The Open-Data Revolution Change Our Democracies?

Friday, January 31, 2014

Former White House deputy CTO Beth Noveck shares her vision of practical openness: connecting bureaucracies to citizens, sharing data, and creating a truly participatory democracy.

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Is Privacy Over? Tell Us Your Thoughts

Friday, January 31, 2014

Is losing our privacy the cost of living in a modern world? Or can we have both? Let us know on TEDWeekends, a special collaboration with NPR, TED and the Huffington Post.

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Have You Changed Someone's Life Without Realizing It?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Drew Dudley calls on us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other's lives.

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Can Ordinary People Become Leaders?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Seth Godin says the Internet has revived the idea of tribes based on shared values and gives ordinary people the power to lead.

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Can Grandmothers Change The World?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Bunker Roy shares stories from a school in India that equips rural women for leadership by training them to become solar engineers, artisans, dentists and doctors.

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How Do We Cultivate Women Leaders?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gets to the bottom line for women who want to lead.

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How Do Leaders Deal With Failure?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Four-star general Stanley McChrystal recounts some tough lessons about leadership he gained from the front lines.

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Can Autism Be An Asset?

Friday, January 03, 2014

Temple Grandin struggled with autism until she realized her ability to "think in pictures" allowed her to solve problems that others can't.

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Can One Girl Challenge The Traditions Of Her Village?

Friday, January 03, 2014

Kakenya Ntaiya tells the story of challenging ingrained traditions, insisting on continuing school, and becoming the first girl to leave her Maasai village for college.

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