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MILY BALAKIREV:
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Thinking Aloud
What Makes a Hero? The Surprising Science of Selflessness
In her new book, science journalist Elizabeth Svoboda studies the intriguing, somewhat counterintuitive human trait of selflessness. Drawing on psychology, brain science, and other areas of insight, Svoboda explains why people consistently act in heroic ways when crises arise.  â€”Original airdate: 9/20/2013

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