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National Humanities Medal Awarded to JTF Grantee Krista Tippett

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Photo Credit: Krista Tippett
Photo Credit: Krista Tippett

Krista Tippett has received a National Humanities Medal, the annual American award for deepening the nation’s engagement with the humanities. Creator and presenter of the radio show On Being and John Templeton Foundation grantee, Tippett received the award at a ceremony at the White House on Monday, July 28th.

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The Science of Thinking Differently

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Jonathan Haidt. Photo courtesy of TED
Jonathan Haidt. Photo courtesy of TED

How to think differently was a theme that linked two recent episodes of On Being, the American Public Media radio show hosted by Krista Tippett. Both episodes, funded in part by the John Templeton Foundation, explored the idea that psychology is showing that changing our perception of ourselves and others can be achieved by recognizing how our views are intimately connected to our attitudes.

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