Making heroes: The construction of courage, competence and virtueAdvances in Experimental Social Psychology (2012)
In this article, we examine the psychological processes underlying the construction of heroes. We focus on the cognitive and motivational forces that give rise to heroism, and we discuss the behaviors that characterize heroic life.
Citation InformationGeorge R. Goethals and Scott T. Allison. "Making heroes: The construction of courage, competence and virtue" Advances in Experimental Social Psychology Vol. 46 (2012)
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