Nights for Tuesday 8 July 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - 60th Anniversary of the Hermit Kingdom
A North Korean holiday with Will Seal that coincided with the 60th Anniversary of the Great Fatherland Liberation War.
Gallery: Will Seal in North Korea
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Global Neighbours - Brazil
Editor of the International section of Estado de Minas, the main daily newspaper of Minas Gerais, Pablo Pires Fernandes reports from the Federative Republic of Brazil, pop. 201,032,714 (est. 2013). Will Brazilians be left to bear the costs of the global corporatisation of football?
9:06 The TED Radio Hour - Memory Games (NRP/TED)
Memory is malleable, dynamic and elusive. In this hour, TED speakers discuss how a nimble memory can improve your life, and how a frail one might ruin someone else's.
Featuring Three TED Talks:
1. Scott Fraser: Can eyewitnesses create memories? Forensic psychologist Scott Fraser says, "all of our memories, put simply, are reconstructed memories."
2. Daniel Kahneman: How do experiences become memories? Daniel Kahneman says, "we tend to confuse memories with the real experience that gave rise to those memories."
3. Joshua Foer: Can Anyone learn to be a Master Memoriser? Joshua Foer says that one past memory champion developed a technique to remember more than 4,000 binary digits in half an hour.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 The Shed