In an interview with Philip Zimbardo, Edith Eger recounts her time in Auschwitz and the heroic actions she observed. As a practicing psychologist, she emphasizes the importance of forgiveness and compassion.
In an interview with HRT founder, Matt Langdon, Phil Zimbardo shares his methods for preparing for heroism. These steps will lead you to be a hero-in-waiting.
Zeno Franco argues that heroism is fundamentally about risk. Real heroism requires risk-taking.
Shawn Furey from the Hero Training School explains what he's seen work in a supermax prison regarding hero training.
Brian Riches shares his research on purpose, moral behaviour, heroism, and exemplars.
Rachel Sykes and Jeremy Frith introduce the concept of Growth Mindset and relate it to heroic action. Using the psychology of mindset, they explain how people can overcome their hesitance to act.
How can you implement a Growth Mindset in your community, school, or workplace? Frith and Sykes explain how.
Stephanie Preston from the University of Michigan explains the neurology and evolutionary background of heroic acts.
Travis Langley teaches Batman at college and has published numerous books on the psychology of pop culture, including Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Star Trek. He teaches psychology through pop culture, particularly those with strong heroes.
Philip Zimbardo speaks at the Hero Round Table on the state of heroism research ten years after he first made a public call for investigation into the whys and hows of heroism.