Had a great turnout at the APA heroism symposium. Featuring HIP founder Dr. Philip Zimbardo, as well as HIP board members Zeno Franco and Scott Allison.
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“Especially crucial in moving toward long-term human and environmental well-being are transformational individuals who step outside of the norm, embrace ecological principles, and inspire collective action”
An inspiring story this week: 80 strangers stepped into the ocean, putting their own lives at risk, to save a family stuck in the strong tides.
What motivates whistleblowers? This article from the Washington Post discusses what most distinguishes whistleblowers from bystanders.
Article by our friend Peter Pronzos reviewing Keith Payne’s The Broken Ladder: How Inequality Affects the Way We Think, Live, and Die.
Thanks to the quick response of two friends, Irvine Valley College student will be graduating after suffering a mini-stroke earlier this month.
More photos of Dr. Zimbardo at the 2017 Western Psychological Association Conference.
“Yet, it is possible to empower ordinary people to successfully face such challenges. Recognizing this, a group of influential psychologists has founded an initiative to educate the public about negative social influence and provide individuals with the psychological tools to act with moral courage” Our work was mentioned in the article “Beyond the roots of […]
Dr. Philip Zimbardo, along with our friends Andria Woodell and Brian Detweiler-Bedell, spoke about their experiences with the Heroic Imagination Project at their colleges at this year’s Western Psychological Association conference in Sacramento!
A look back at all that was accomplished by our partners, members and friends around the world in 2016, thanks to your support.