Fresh Air

Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.

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Episode 23: Boredom


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Encore of Episode 9: Aziz Ansari on Modern Love


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Episode 22: Originals


Adam Grant, author of Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, tells us what makes an original, how parents can nuture originality in their children, and its potential downside.


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 2016-03-01  21m
 
 

Episode 21: Stroke of Genius


Derek Amato wasn't born a musical savant. He became one—almost instantly—after hitting his head on the bottom of a swimming pool.


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 2016-02-23  24m
 
 

Episode 20: Remembering Anarcha


J. Marion Sims is remembered as the father of modern gynecology. Forgotten are the mothers—the enslaved women whose bodies were sacrificed for the advancement of his research.


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 2016-02-16  26m
 
 

Episode 19: Dating and Mating


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 2016-02-09  23m
 
 

Encore of Episode 2: Near Victories


Shankar Vedantam explores "almosts" and "not quites" on this episode of the Hidden Brain podcast, with the help of Monica Wadhwa, Dan Pink, and country music singer Kacey Musgraves.


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Episode 18: The Paradox of Forgiveness


After more than a decade of brutal civil war, perpetrators and victims attempted to find peace around bonfires across Sierra Leone. This week on Hidden Brain, a story about forgiving the unforgivable, and the cost of reconciliation.


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 2016-01-26  20m
 
 

Episode 17: Resolutions


Today is the perfect day to (re)start your resolution. Here's how.


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 2016-01-19  23m
 
 

Episode 16: Misbehaving


From eating marshmallows to spending lottery winnings, Shankar Vedantam talks with behavioral economist Richard Thaler about his book Misbehaving.


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 2016-01-12  23m