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    • What Makes a Hero

    • The Suprising Science of Selflessness
    • By: Elizabeth Svoboda
    • Narrated by: Rose Itzcovitz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Researchers are now applying the lens of science to study heroism for the first time. How do biology, upbringing, and outside influences intersect to produce altruistic and heroic behavior? And how can we encourage this behavior in corporations, classrooms, and individuals? Elizabeth Svoboda explains how our genes compel us to do good for others, how going through suffering is linked to altruism, and how acting heroic can greatly improve your mental health.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • With The Passing Of Nelson Mandela...

    • By Douglas on 12-06-13

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