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<em>Part 5 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/390249044">Press Play</a><p><strong>About Jane McGonigal's TED Talk</strong><p>When Jane McGonigal was bedridden after a concussion, she gave herself a prescription: play a game. She says games helped her get better, and for many of us, virtual games can improve our real lives.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:53:00 +0000editor52848 at http://kuow.orgHow Can Video Games Improve Our Real Lives? How Can Playing A Game Make You More Empathetic?
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<em>Part 1 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/390249044">Press Play</a><p>Why is it so hard to feel empathy for strangers? Because we're stressed by them, says neuroscientist Jeff Mogil. His research suggests one way to reduce that stress: play Rock Band together.<p><strong>About Jeff Mogil</strong><p>Dr. Jeffrey Mogil is the E.P. Taylor Professor of Pain Studies and the Canada Research Chair in the <a href="http://www.psych.mcgill.ca/labs/mogillab/paingenetics/lab/">Genetics of Pain</a> at McGill University.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000editor52847 at http://kuow.orgHow Can Playing A Game Make You More Empathetic?How Does Play Shape Our Development?
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<em>Part 3 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/390249044">Press Play</a><p><strong>About Stuart Brown's Talk</strong><p>Dr. Stuart Brown says humor, games, roughhousing and fantasy are more than just fun. He came to this conclusion after conducting some somber research into the stark childhoods of murderers.<p><strong>About Stuart Brown</strong><p>Dr. Stuart Brown is the founder of the <a href="http://www.nifplay.org/">National Institute for Play</a> in California.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000NPR/TED Staff52844 at http://kuow.orgHow Does Play Shape Our Development?What Can Bonobos Teach Us About Play?
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<em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/390249044">Press Play</a><p><strong>About Isabel Behncke's TED Talk</strong><p>Primatologist Isabel Behncke Izquierdo explains how bonobos learn by constantly playing.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000editor52845 at http://kuow.orgWhat Can Bonobos Teach Us About Play? Who's That Guy Riding The Subway In His Underwear?
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<em>Part 2 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/390249044">Press Play</a><p><strong>About Charlie Todd's TED Talk</strong><p>Charlie Todd choreographs bizarre, hilarious and unexpected public scenes.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000NPR/TED Staff52846 at http://kuow.orgWho's That Guy Riding The Subway In His Underwear? Can Math Make You A Better Musician?
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<em>Part 8 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/388518439/solve-for-x">Solve For X</a><p><strong>About Clayton Cameron's TED Talk</strong><p>Drummer Clayton Cameron tells a story about how his math skills helped him impress the godfather of soul, James Brown.<p><strong>About Clayton Cameron</strong><p><a href="http://www.claytoncameron.net/">Clayton Cameron</a> is a percussionist who has spent his career perfecting the art of brush technique. After college, he was hired as the drummer for Sammy Davis Jr.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:13:00 +0000editor51522 at http://kuow.orgCan Math Make You A Better Musician? Why Is 3 A Magic Number?
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<em>Part 6 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/388518439/solve-for-x">Solve For X</a><p><strong>About Clayton Cameron's TED Talk</strong><p>Percussionist Clayton Cameron continues his thoughts about the relationship between math and rhythm and why the number three "feels great."<p><strong>About Clayton Cameron</strong><p><a href="http://www.claytoncameron.net">Clayton Cameron</a> is a percussionist who has spent his career perfecting the art of brush technique. After college, he was hired as the drummer for Sammy Davis Jr.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:12:00 +0000editor51524 at http://kuow.orgWhy Is 3 A Magic Number? How Can Math Help You Imagine The Impossible?
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<em>Part 5 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/388518439/solve-for-x">Solve For X</a><p><strong>About Randall Munroe's TED Talk</strong><p>Writer Randall Munroe doesn't love math, but has made a career out of solving equations.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:11:00 +0000editor51523 at http://kuow.orgHow Can Math Help You Imagine The Impossible? What Are The Mathematics of Jazz?
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<em>Part 3 of the </em>TED Radio Hour <em>episode </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/388518439/solve-for-x">Solve For X</a><p><strong>About Clayton Cameron's TED Talk</strong><p>Percussionist Clayton Cameron dissects the mathematics of improvisational jazz, demonstrating how numerical patterns make him a better musician.<p><strong>About Clayton Cameron</strong><p><a href="http://www.claytoncameron.net">Clayton Cameron</a> is a percussionist who prefers brushes to sticks, and has spent his career perfecting the art of brush technique.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:10:00 +0000NPR/TED Staff51517 at http://kuow.orgWhat Are The Mathematics of Jazz?Can Math Help You Fall in Love?
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<em>Part 7 of the </em>TED Radio Hour <em>episode </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/388518439/solve-for-x">Solve For X</a><p><strong>About Hannah Fry's TED Talk</strong><p>Mathematician Hannah Fry says math can help you find love. Using mathematical models, she explains how to find an ideal mate and the secret to maintaining a healthy relationship.<p><strong>About Hannah Fry</strong><p><a href="http://www.hannahfry.co.uk/">Hannah Fry</a> is a lecturer at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:10:00 +0000editor51518 at http://kuow.orgCan Math Help You Fall in Love? Should We Be Wary of Algorithms?
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<em>Part 4 of the </em>TED Radio Hour <em>episode </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/388518439/solve-for-x">Solve For X</a><p><strong>About Kevin Slavin's TED Talk</strong><p>Netflix, Uber, and the stock market are governed by algorithms.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:10:00 +0000editor51519 at http://kuow.orgShould We Be Wary of Algorithms? Why Do We Solve For 'X'?
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<em>Part 2 of the </em>TED Radio Hour <em>episode </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/388518439/solve-for-x">Solve for X</a><p><strong>About Terry Moore's TED Talk</strong><p>Polymath Terry Moore wondered why "X" is the universal unknown in algebra. He dove into the history of numbers to come up with an unexpected answer.<p><strong>About Terry Moore</strong><p>Terry Moore directs the <a href="http://radiusfoundation.org/">Radius Foundation</a> in New York, which explores the intersection of disparate fields such as religion, science, aesthetics and social action.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:10:00 +0000editor51520 at http://kuow.orgWhy Do We Solve For 'X'?Can Math Answer Absurd Questions?
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<em>Part 1 of the </em>TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http:// www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/388518439/solve-for-x">Solve For X</a><p><strong>About Randall Munroe's TED Talk</strong><p>When Randall Munroe volunteered to teach physics to high schoolers, his textbook approach to teaching the subject fell flat.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:10:00 +0000editor51521 at http://kuow.orgCan Math Answer Absurd Questions?Are People With 'Dirty Jobs' The Most Successful?
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<em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/10/25/240777690/success" target="_blank">Success</a>.<p><strong>About Mike Rowe's Talk</strong><p>Follow your passion? It won't make you successful, says Mike Rowe.Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:53:00 +0000NPR/TED Staff51053 at http://kuow.orgAre People With 'Dirty Jobs' The Most Successful? How Do We Know What Other People Are Thinking?
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<em>Part 4 of the </em>TED Radio Hour <em>episode </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/384949524/the-unknown-brain">The Unknown Brain</a><p><strong>About Rebecca Saxe's TED Talk</strong><p>Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe explains how one region in the brain focuses on other people's thoughts.<p><strong>About Rebecca Saxe</strong><p><a href="http://saxelab.mit.edu/">Rebecca Saxe</a> is a cognitive neuroscientist at MIT.Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:20:00 +0000NPR/TED Staff50587 at http://kuow.orgHow Do We Know What Other People Are Thinking?