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Dignity Neuroscience

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Sep 20, 2021
  • 14:05
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The Declaration of Independence calls equality, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness “inalienable rights” endowed to us by our Creator. Many other nations and cultures have declared similar basic rights. Is there something innate in humans that means we deserve freedom, security, and dignity? Can it be pinpointed in the brain? Brown University neuroscientist Tara White thinks so, and she recently published a paper making the case for what she’s calling “dignity neuroscience.” (Segment produced by Sam Faulconer) Show More...