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The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create. Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered on a common theme – such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections. The TED Radio Hour is hosted by Guy Raz, and is a co-production of NPR & TED. Follow the show @TEDRadioHour.


The Pursuit of Happiness

May 4th, 2012

Episode 1 of 129 episodes

Being happy is perhaps the most universal human yearning. But this simple goal often eludes us. Suppose we can understand happiness. Then how do we find it?We hear from Barry Schwartz, Kathryn Schulz, and Malcolm Gladwell, whooffer some big ideas for achieving happiness: limiting our choices, facing our regrets, and embracing our diversity.