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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 Staff44754 at http://news.stlpublicradio.orgWho's That Guy Riding The Subway In His Underwear? 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 Staff44752 at http://news.stlpublicradio.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 +0000NPR/TED Staff44753 at http://news.stlpublicradio.orgWhat Can Bonobos Teach Us About Play? 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 14:10:00 +000043915 at http://news.stlpublicradio.orgCan Math Make You A Better Musician? 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 14:10:00 +000043916 at http://news.stlpublicradio.orgHow Can Math Help You Imagine The Impossible? 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 14:10:00 +000043917 at http://news.stlpublicradio.orgWhy Is 3 A Magic Number? 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 Staff43918 at http://news.stlpublicradio.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 +000043919 at http://news.stlpublicradio.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 +000043920 at http://news.stlpublicradio.orgShould We Be Wary of Algorithms? What Does It Take To Map The Human Brain?
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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/384949524/the-unknown-brain">The Unknown Brain</a><p><strong>About Nancy Kanwisher's TED Talk</strong><p>Nancy Kanwisher studies the brain partly by staring at her own. She's spent countless hours in an fMRI scanner, mapping her own brain to gain insight into what makes us human.<p><strong>About Nancy Kanwisher</strong><p><a href="http://web.mit.edu/bcs/nklab/">Nancy Kanwisher</a> is a neuroscientist and a professor at MIT.Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:20:00 +0000NPR/TED Staff43570 at http://news.stlpublicradio.orgWhat Does It Take To Map The Human Brain?