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Are humans good or evil?

Dr. Zak’s laboratory at Claremont Graduate University has identified a “moral molecule,” and ten years of experiments have demonstrated that humans are, in fact, moral…usually. Hear about Dr. Zak’s fascinating experiments—and see some of them on video—and find out what they reveal about our nature, society and government.

A reception will precede this event. Please join us in Weill Art Gallery for refreshments beginning at 7 pm. Paul Zak will be selling and signing copies of his new book, The Moral Molecule: The Source of Love and Prosperity, following the program.

 

Can't make it to the event? Leave your questions for our guests below, and they might be used on stage during the Q&A. Keep an eye on 92Y On Demand after the event for any video clips we might share! You might see your question used on stage.

 
 

Brief Bio

Paul J. Zak is a scientist, prolific author, public speaker and the founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies at Claremont Graduate University. His new book is The Moral Molecule: The Source of Love and Prosperity.


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