The Agenda with Steve Paikin

10 Questions on the History of Happiness

10 Questions on the History of Happiness

Author and professor of history, Yuval Noah Harari, on the history of human happiness.

2 лет назад
Genders, Rights and Freedom of Speech

Genders, Rights and Freedom of Speech

Jordan Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto, posted a YouTube video criticizing the proposed Bill C-16, which adds gender identity and ...

2 лет назад
Digesting Depression

Digesting Depression

Depression often clusters in families. Mikhaila Peterson and her father, Jordan Peterson, are from such a family. Both have struggled with depression for much of ...

3 лет назад
My Struggle with Schizoaffective Disorder

My Struggle with Schizoaffective Disorder

Brooks Hunter was diagnosed with depression at 16. That marked the start of a long journey through medication, misdiagnoses, and hospitalization, until he was ...

7 лет назад
Geoffrey Hinton: The Godfather of Deep Learning

Geoffrey Hinton: The Godfather of Deep Learning

When Geoffrey Hinton, a researcher at Google and professor emeritus at the University of Toronto, began his work in deep learning in the 1970s, he was told he ...

3 лет назад
Mark Blyth: Is Austerity a Dangerous Idea?

Mark Blyth: Is Austerity a Dangerous Idea?

Governments the world over are looking at austerity measures to help battle the financial crisis. Author and Ivy League professor Mark Blyth tells Steve Paikin ...

6 лет назад
Jim Stanford: Negative Interest Rate Explainer

Jim Stanford: Negative Interest Rate Explainer

Economist Jim Stanford explains what negative interest rates are and why the Bank of Canada would consider taking extreme to drop the interest rate below ...

3 лет назад
Brian R. Little: Being Oneself

Brian R. Little: Being Oneself

Each of us is unlike anybody else, but none of us is completely unique. Psychologist Brian R. Little has mined the field of personality science and helped ...

4 лет назад
Travis Bradberry: Measuring Emotional Intelligence

Travis Bradberry: Measuring Emotional Intelligence

While IQ testing is something most people have heard about, EQ, the term used for measuring emotional intelligence is relatively unknown. Steve Paikin talks ...

4 лет назад
Dr. Gabor Mate: Addiction

Dr. Gabor Mate: Addiction

A bad childhood: Vancouver physician Gabor Mate and the social roots of our addictions.

10 лет назад
Chris Hedges: Sacrifice Zones of America

Chris Hedges: Sacrifice Zones of America

Chris Hedges calls them "sacrifice zones," huge pockets of impoverished America on the verge of cementing a permanent underclass. The Pulitzer Prize ...

6 лет назад
Tapping the Potential

Tapping the Potential

When her son Jacob was 2, Kristine Barnett was told he might never speak due to severe autism. Today, Jacob is poised to become a future Nobel Prize winner.

5 лет назад
The Code That Runs Our Lives

The Code That Runs Our Lives

From searching on Google to real-time translation, millions of people use deep learning every day, mostly without knowing it. It's a form of artificial intelligence ...

3 лет назад
Agenda Insight: Gender Forever

Agenda Insight: Gender Forever

Agenda Insight Essayist Jordan Peterson on the persistence of masculine and feminine traits despite attempts to prove otherwise.

7 лет назад
Rebecca Skloot: The Story of HeLa

Rebecca Skloot: The Story of HeLa

Read our blog post "HeLa and the Explosion of Cell Biology" http://bit.ly/aEXtxZ Rebecca Skloot, author of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" and the story of ...

9 лет назад
Jaron Lanier: Who Owns the Future?

Jaron Lanier: Who Owns the Future?

From media to manufacturing to medicine, technology is reshaping the face of more and more industries, marching them lock-step into an information economy.

5 лет назад
Norman Doidge: Brain's Healing Energies

Norman Doidge: Brain's Healing Energies

For a very long time scientists thought the brain was an organ beyond treatment. If something went wrong or if one was born with a deficit, the conclusion was ...

4 лет назад
Randy Bachman: Vinyl Tap Stories

Randy Bachman: Vinyl Tap Stories

That infamous "kid from Winnipeg" has some amazing stories to tell. Randy Bachman shares some of those tales with Steve Paikin.

7 лет назад
Cory Doctorow: Aaron Swartz and Hacktivism

Cory Doctorow: Aaron Swartz and Hacktivism

At the age of three, he taught himself how to read. At the age of 14 he helped developed RSS, the innovation that allows websites to gather content from other ...

5 лет назад
Giulia Enders: Gut Reaction

Giulia Enders: Gut Reaction

Giulia Enders had been working on her Ph.D in Gastroenterology when a presentation on the gut won her the Science Slam prize in her native Germany.

4 лет назад
Kelly McGonigal: The Willpower Instinct

Kelly McGonigal: The Willpower Instinct

Willpower is integral for our success and reaching our goals. But, what is it? Psychologist Kelly McGonigal says that willpower is not just in your head, it's a ...

6 лет назад
Bruce Alexander: Dealing with Addiction

Bruce Alexander: Dealing with Addiction

Psychologist Bruce Alexander thinks conventional approaches to treating addictions don't work. The author of "The Globalization of Addiction" sits down with ...

7 лет назад
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett: Emerging Adulthood

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett: Emerging Adulthood

Why are young people taking so long to grow up? Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, research professor in the Department of Psychology at Clark University, on his theory of ...

8 лет назад
Marc Lewis: The Biology of Desire

Marc Lewis: The Biology of Desire

Marc Lewis says the disease model of addiction is wrong and has become an obstacle to healing. He joins The Agenda to explain how treatment through the ...

3 лет назад
Nicholas Carr: Is the Internet Making Us Stupid?

Nicholas Carr: Is the Internet Making Us Stupid?

How is the medium of the internet changing the message and our brains? Are we still capable of deep concentrated thought? Or are we being rewired for ...

8 лет назад
Understanding the Con

Understanding the Con

Psychology writer Maria Konnikova talks about her book, "The Confidence Game," and the ways people can be drawn into a con. From magicians and psychics ...

3 лет назад
Yuval Noah Harari: A History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari: A History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari, lecturer in the Department of History, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and author of "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind," joins Piya ...

3 лет назад
Depression: A Family Affair

Depression: A Family Affair

Depression is not just a medical matter. It's a family one, too. Jordan Peterson and his daughter Mikhaila share their story of depression with Steve Paikin. Part of ...

7 лет назад
Kwame McKenzie: Diversity and Mental Health

Kwame McKenzie: Diversity and Mental Health

How do different cultures approach mental health?

8 лет назад
Paul Davies: The Search for Intelligent Life

Paul Davies: The Search for Intelligent Life

Read our blog "Is there reason to fear ET?" http://bit.ly/cgpnIR Paul Davies, author of "The Eerie Silence," answers the question "are we alone in the universe?

8 лет назад
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