- Jonathan Haidt, Social Psychologist
Why do humans disagree so much about how to run society?
Is it possible that better understandings of the human brain can help society better cooperate towards our common interests?
This curriculum resource supports student inquiry into the intersection of the emotional and rational elements of our human brains in relationship to highly debated public policy debates.
Elephants & Asteroids allows students to use simple parables and metaphors as an intuitive framework for viewing human brains and behaviors from modern neuroscientific and evolutionary perspectives. Then, the resources below provide simple tools to analyze and advocate critical thinking perspectives on the most debated public policy issues of our times.
Student Resources & Teachers Guide Coming Soon!