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May 30, 2024

In this week’s episode, Brain & Life podcast co-host Dr. Katy Peters is joined by Dacher Keltner, founding director of the Greater Good Science Center, professor of psychology at the University of California, and author of Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life. They discuss how the feeling of awe can affect your life and share what experiences they have had that left them feeling awestruck. Dacher Keltner also shares about the work they do at the Greater Good Science Center to study the science of a meaningful life.

 

Additional Resources

Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life

Greater Good Science Center

How Does Nature Affect Brain Health?

How are Mental Health and Brain Health Connected?

Manage Pain with Mindfulness

 

Other Brain & Life Podcast Episodes on These Topics

The Secrets of Synesthesia with Dr. Joel Salinas

 

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Guests: Dacher Keltner @greatergoodsc

Hosts: Dr. Daniel Correa @neurodrcorrea; Dr. Katy Peters @KatyPetersMDPhD