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Dacher Keltner

An Awe: A Conversation with Dacher Keltner

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Defining Awe
Collective Effervescence
Truth and Awe
Awe and What It Means to be Human
Academic Institutions and Free Speech
Most Challenging Ethical Dilemma
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Dacher Keltner is a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and the faculty director of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center. A renowned expert in the science of human emotion, Dr. Keltner studies compassion and awe, how we express emotion, and how emotions guide our moral identities and search for meaning. His research interests also span issues of power, status, inequality, and social class. He is the author of The Power Paradox and the bestselling book Born to Be Good, and the coeditor of The Compassionate Instinct. His most recent book, Awe, is a national bestseller.

Welcome to my conversation with Dacher Keltner.