Episode 62: Brian Riches and Heroism Research

Ari and Matt are joined by Brian Riches from Claremont College. Brian is part of ongoing research in the positive psychology field that’s focusing on heroism.

Links to Brian’s research can be found here: http://heroposterippa2013.weebly.com/index.html and http://heroposterippa2013.weebly.com/priming-the-heroic-imagination.html

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Episode 60: Can Animals be Heroes?

Ari and Matt discuss the many stories of animal heroism. Can animals actually act heroically if we don’t know what they’re thinking? Is a horse less likely to be labeled heroic than a dolphin?

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