The Power of Nurture

No dysfunction needed: a normal childhood led to Jonathan Haidt's exploration of happiness.
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Jonathan Haidt: I was born in New York City but grew up in Scarsdale, New York, in the suburb north of New York City. It shaped me in that I was a nice, normal suburban kid, sent to an Ivy League school, immersed in the normal sorts of things that get one into a certain intellectual class, where there is very, very little moral diversity, and that is very important for who I became.

 

Recorded on: May 9, 2008

 

 


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