Join Carlos as he explores the moral molecule with Dr. Paul Zak. What is oxytocin? Do people have an on and off moral switch ? Is being moral unique to humans? Is morality innate?
TED speaker PAUL J. ZAK, Ph.D., is professor of economic psychology and management at Claremont Graduate University. As the founding director of Claremont’s Center for Neuroeconomics Studies, he is at the vanguard of neuroeconomics, a new discipline that integrates neuroscience and economics. He has a popular Pyschology Todayblog called The Moral Molecule. He makes numerous media appearances, and his research has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Scientific American, Fast Company, and many others.
Also, at the end of the show, listen to our featured singer for this month, Rebecca Jade.