Playlist · by Steven Krinsky
6 episodes, 3 hours 51 mins
How do you fix a word that’s broken? A word we need when we bump into someone on the street, or break someone’s heart. In our increasingly disconnected secular world, “sorry” has been stretched and twisted, and in some cases weaponized.But it’s also one of the only ways we have to piece together a sense of shared values and beliefs. Through today'ssea of sorry-not-sorries, emptyapologies, and just straight up non-apologies, we wonder what it looks like to make amends. The program at Stanford that Leilani went through (and now works for) was a joint creation between Stanford and Lee Taft. Find out more here:www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/patient-family-resources/pearl This episode was reported by Annie McEwen and was produced by Annie McEwen and Simon Adler. Special thanks to Mark Bressler, Nancy Kielty, and Patty Walters. Support Radiolab today atRadiolab.org/donate.
20 Stocks in 2019
Which stocks have true potential for upside this year? What industries and trends should investors be watching? Which CEOs are on the hot seat? And which stocks should investors avoid? Aaron Bush, Matt Argersinger, Jason Moser, and Ron Gross discuss 20 potential investing opportunities in the year ahead and make some reckless predictions. Plus, we discuss Apple’s latest stumble and upcoming IPOs we’re excited to see.
Hacking The Law
We have a vision of justice as blind, impartial, and fair — but in reality, the law often fails those who need it most. This hour, TED speakers explore radical ways to change the legal system. Guests include lawyer and social justice advocate Robin Steinberg, animal rights lawyer Steven Wise, political activist Brett Hennig, and lawyer and social entrepreneur Vivek Maru.
Original broadcast date: November 15, 2013. What if truths we believe in are completely wrong? In this hour, TED speakers move beyond conventional wisdom to reveal complex realities about what we think we know to be true. Guests include writers Malcolm Gladwell, Jennifer 8. Lee and Leslie T. Chang, environmentalist Allan Savory, and psychologist Barry Schwartz.
How To Stop Procrastinating
Can psychology help us avoid procrastinating and get on with the important things we know we should be doing? Our presenter Christian Jarrett hears about what causes procrastination, how to stop it, and whether it has any upsides. Also, we put the psychologists on the spot and ask whether they've managed to cure their own procrastination.
How to Get a Good Night's Sleep
This is Episode 11 of PsychCrunchthe podcast from the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest, sponsored by Routledge Psychology. Can psychology help us get a better night's sleep?Our presenter Ginny Smithhears how worry about sleep is sometimes more of a problem than lack of sleep itself. She gives us some evidence-backed sleep tips and finds out about "sleep engineering" – deliberately manipulating the sleep process to aid memory and enhance its health benefits.
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