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The Kathryn Zox Show

The Kathryn Zox Show

Wednesday at 7 AM Pacific

September 17th 2014:The Science of Selflessness and I Am Adam Lanza's Mother

Kathryn interviews award-winning science writer Elizabeth Svoboda, author of “What Makes a Hero? The Surprising Science of Selflessness”. Are those who take it upon themselves to tackle a mad gunman, or stare down a bully by acting selflessly, different from the rest of us? Svoboda travelled the country consulting with top biologists and neuroscientists, to find the answers to “what makes a hero?” She has written for The New York Times, Psychology Today, Popular Science and Wired. Kathryn also interviews educator and mother Liza Long, author of “The Price of Silence: A Mom’s Perspective on

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show 29/11/2017 07:00 29/11/2017 08:00 The Kathryn Zox Show https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show Kathryn interviews award-winning science writer Elizabeth Svoboda, author of “What Makes a Hero? The Surprising Science of Selflessness”. Are those who take it upon themselves to tackle a mad gunman, or stare down a bully by acting selflessly, different from the rest of us? Svoboda travelled the country consulting with top biologists and neuroscientists, to find the answers to “what makes a hero?” She has written for The New York Times, Psychology Today, Popular Science and Wired. Kathryn also interviews educator and mother Liza Long, author of “The Price of Silence: A Mom’s Perspective on Mental Illness”. Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting, her first thought was, “What if my son does that someday?” In “The Price of Silence” Long takes a devastating look at how we address mental illness through a system of education, mental healthcare, and juvenile detention that leads far too often to prison. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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