Elizabeth Svoboda is a writer specializing in health, science, and culture issues. She has contributed to a wide variety of national publications, including publications like Discover, Popular Science, Psychology Today, and the New York Times. Svoboda has covered topics such as creationist biology classes in Galapagos schools, suffering-inspired selflessness, and the relationship between helping and life satisfaction.
In the middle two hours, renowned social psychologist and creator of the 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment, Philip Zimbardo, discussed this landmark study as well as his current research, which looks at the psychology of heroism. In the final hour of the program, science journalist, Elizabeth Svoboda, continued the discussion of heroism. In the first hour, author Richard Dolan talked about his role in the new television special Real Fear TV. ... More »Host: George Noory