The Hero in You

The Mind of a Hero

By Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
What goes on in the mind of a hero who is rushing in to save a crash victim?

We All Need Role Models to Motivate and Inspire Us

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Looking for inspiration? Turn to the people you admire most

What Is Superhero Therapy?

By Travis Langley Ph.D.
Dr. Janina Scarlet explains how fictional superheroes can help in real therapy.

What Is Courage? : Existential Lessons From the Cowardly Lion

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Tapping into your inner hero.

Do Heroes Make Us Smarter?

By Scott T Allison Ph.D.
Heroes give us direction, wisdom, and emotional intelligence.

Four Easy Tips to Bring Out Your Inner Hero Today

By Ben Michaelis Ph.D.
It's Time for Your Next Big Thing

Can We Get Super Powers?

By Deborah Schurman-Kauflin Ph.D.
Will we be able to harness skills like telepathy and telekinesis?

The Youngest Heroes

By Elizabeth Svoboda
What compels children like Tyler Doohan to give their lives for others?

Superheroes: Here’s How To Boost Your Superpowers!

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
Real physical strength helps you more than fantasy strength

Did You Ever Know That You're My Hero?

By Abby Sher
I've set myself up for a fall.

Bystanders and Heroes: The Dance of Defiance and Conformity

By Noam Shpancer Ph.D.
For good and bad, the presence of others shapes our personal conduct

What Makes A Hero

By Alex Lickerman M.D.
Why most of our heroes aren't really heroic

Leadership 101: Who Are Our Most Admired Leaders?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Who do students pick as their most admired leader?

Challenging the "Banality" of Evil and of Heroism Part 2

By Scott A. McGreal MSc.
The "heroic imagination" is incompatible with an ideology of victimhood

Paddling Away from Regret: Pursuing a Dream Despite Fear

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
Pursuing a dream can be scary. But in the long run, is it riskier to turn away?

Gifted Learners - New Holistic Methodology and Tech

By Joseph Cardillo Ph.D.
High Ability Learning: An Interview with Dr. Trevor Tebbs

Are Olympic Athletes Heroes?

By Travis Langley Ph.D.
Does going for the gold make a sports figure a hero?