For thousands of years, theorists and authors have discussed the nature of nerve. Exactly what is it? Are some people born more brave than others? Can you learn how to be courageous?My guest today set out to
answer these concerns by looking at guts through a clinical lens. His name is Robert Biswas-Diener. He’s a psychologist and the author of The Nerve Ratio: How Science Can Make You Braver.
Today on the program, Robert describes how he specified guts for the purpose of his research study and how he went about studying and quantifying this quality. He then discusses how courage manifests itself in a different way in cultures of self-respect, honor, and face. We then go over the genetics of nerve and how individuals can learn how to be more brave. Robert than offers brass tacks guidance on what you can do to manage worry and increase your propensity to action, consisting of carrying fortunate beauties, thinking of yourself less, and avoiding self-handicapping.
- What led Robert into investigating this question of guts
- Exactly what are the most typical concepts of what guts means?The common
- misunderstandings about courage
- The role of worry when it pertains to nerve
- How do various cultures see guts? How does culture identify what a courageous act is?Where do the worths of nerve and bravery come from?Why not feeling fear at all isn’t actually a bold virtue Can courage be learned?What you can do to manage fear Ways to deal with social stress and anxiety and shyness Increasing your determination to act in spite of threat
- and worry Why you have to embrace”wonderful thinking”and lucky appeals Is courage domain-specific? Does courage is one area of life carry over into other areas?What is self-handicapping? Why do we do it?What we can do to get rid of the spectator impact Something you can do today to increase your courage, and why you’re most likely currently more
- courageous than you believe Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast Get in touch with Robert