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10 features of courageous choice

We show courage when, despite our fears or the risks involved, we speak up or act on behalf of our values (Practice M1). In this brief article, University of Illinois professor emeritus Shahram Heshmat overviews psychological research on courage, highlighting the role of purpose in the way people conceive of courageous acts.


   14 minutes

   By: Psychology Today, Shahram Heshmat

   K-12 educators | Lifelong learners

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