Is It Wrong to Crave Praise? (NSQ Ep. 23)

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Also: should everyone have their own trauma score?

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Relevant Research & References

Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:


  • Carol Dweck, professor of psychology at Stanford University.
  • Bruce McEwen, former neuroscientist at the Rockefeller University.
  • George Bonanno, professor of clinical psychology at Columbia University.
  • Ken Duckworth, chief medical officer at the National Alliance on Mental Illness.



  • Power of Ten, by Eames (1977). *Angela says that Powers of Ten begins with an image of Boston, but the 1977 film actually starts with a depiction of a Chicago lakefront.