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The four paths of heroism Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Political scientist Ari Kohen, from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, hypothesizes in a special issue of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology that heroes share four learned attributes, not character traits, that set them apart. The attributes — expansive empathy, heroic imaginations, special training and habitual helping. Amidst all the tragedies going on there is always a hero that steps in, these people are usually celebrated but not often asked why they did so.

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