John McCarthy talks to those who feel they've had to live outside mainstream UK society.
Matthew Syed reexamines the origin of a peculiar psychiatric disorder.
Claudia examines the Hierarchy of Needs, part of Abraham Maslow's theory of motivation.
The tale of a maverick lawyer and his attempt to win asylum for a Pakistani man.
Meet Stephen Burke. He's a man on a mission.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss philosophical and evolutionary arguments over altruism.
Aleks Krotoski asks if the digital world is allowing us to be more altruistic than ever.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by 4 amazing space explorers in an astronaut special
The poets on sex, masculinity... and urination.
Emmanuel Ordóñez-Angulo asks whether virtual reality could be an 'empathy machine'.
Exploring how in Edwardian Britain Tchaikovsky became a symbol of male homosexuality.
A woman who identified as gay and then married a man talks to those with a similar story.
A Japanese true love detective story from film-maker Anastasia Kirillova.
Magnanimity, the gift which makes a good politician.
Author Lloyd Markham shares a dystopian tale about belonging.
Simon Callow examines the work of 19th century artists who explored same-sex desire.
Chris Ledgard examines how the words we use play a critical role in resolving conflict.
Josie Long hears stories of making contact.
Crush: Aleks Krotoski explores how the digital world has impacted upon love.
Following 41-year-old academic editor Daniel, who has never had a serious relationship.
Can long-term relationships survive the move to Uni and is it worth trying to keep them?
BBC Touch Test looks at attitudes to touch from strangers and work colleagues.
Is it a good idea for us to feel each other's pain? Jolyon Jenkins investigates empathy.
Two female composers reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing.
Professional listeners reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing.
Mariella Frostrup and her guests debate the dilemmas of modern parenting.
Four individuals discuss the part languages and words play in their working lives.
Four professional listeners reveal how they use sounds as indicators of health and quality
A whale biologist is among those who reveal there is more to listening than hearing.