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The TED Radio Hour: Prevention

The TED Radio Hour: Prevention

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Prevention

We often know how to plan for the future, but find it hard to take the necessary steps. This hour, TED speakers challenge the inevitable and explore what to do today to prepare ourselves for tomorrow.

I don't know that you can prevent the bad side from happening but you can prevent the consequences or you can at least come up with contingency plans. - Daniel Levitin James Duncan Davidson/James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Daniel Levitin: Would Stress Be Less Stressful If We Planned For It In Advance?

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I'm really hopeful ... I see a future without Alzheimer's, I don't think it's that far fetched. - Lisa Genova Bret Hartman/Bret Hartman / TED hide caption

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Lisa Genova: Can Alzheimer's Disease Be Prevented?

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It's very easy to ignore the future. It's very easy to think maybe as far in the future as your next meal. It's hard to think about the long run of your life. - Daniel Goldstein TED hide caption

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Daniel Goldstein: How Can We Prevent Regret?

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