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Here’s the episode:

What would it look like if every time someone wronged us, we responded with our most basic instincts: avoidance or revenge? This is one of the most critical types of situations in which we find ourselves torn between what we want to do and what makes the world a better place. In this episode, we explore the science of forgiveness, including:

  • What is forgiveness and ways to think about it

  • How forgiveness develops and its links with well-being

  • Implications for all of us

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Links and Other Information

McCullough, M. E., & Witvliet, C. V. (2002). The psychology of forgiveness. Handbook of Positive Psychology2, 446-455. 

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