The heroic imagination project (hip) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that teaches people how to take effective action in challenging situations headquartered in san francisco, california, the heroic imagination project was founded by dr philip zimbardo, professor emeritus of psychology at stanford university. That goes beyond teaching a heroic imagination in individuals to building systems into our institutions that will create an atmosphere of empowerment - for students, for employees, for patients, for parishioners, for everyone within their orbit of power. The heroic imagination project is an inspired nonprofit that aims to advance everyday heroism though programs designed to harness people's inherent, extraordinary and often untapped potential for good within. It is a project of dr philip zimbardo who you may know thought the standford prison experiments in their words: the heroic imagination project (hip) inspires ordinary people to trigger extraordinary social change. Heroic imagination project, san francisco, california 11,789 likes 74 talking about this hip empowers ordinary people to do extraordinary things.
The heroic imagination project's pilot program began last september at two local high schools: arise high school in oakland, which has a mostly low-income, minority student body, and foothill. Philip zimbardo (watch his other tedtalks) introduces the heroic imagination project at ted university 2010 zimbardo, whose work has studied the depths of human evildoing and the heights of heroism, is passionate about inspiring people to take heroic action. The heroic imagination project defines a hero as an individual or a network of people that take action on behalf of others in need, or in defense of integrity or a moral cause.
The heroic imagination project is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting heroism in everyday life philip zimbardo is the founder and director as of 2011. The heroic imagination project aims to train the next generation of exemplary americans. Heroic imagination project main article: heroic imagination project as of 2014 zimbardo is heading a movement for everyday heroism as the founder and director of the heroic imagination project (hip), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting heroism in everyday life [1. The science of a meaningful life video series provocative talks and revealing interviews with leading experts on the science of happiness, compassion, mindfulness, and more.
Keep your heroic imagination active the more you know about how you can best respond in different situations, the more you can do to help when problems arise keep watching for opportunities to help others, and share your stories with us. Heroicimaginationorg is tracked by us since april, 2013 over the time it has been ranked as high as 1 395 299 in the world, while most of its traffic comes from usa, where it reached as high as 573 661 position. Everyday heroes the heroic imagination project uses psychological research to help students take action by rebecca a clay january 2014, vol 45, no 1. Nonprofitfactscom is not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by heroic imagination project and has no official or unofficial affiliation with heroic imagination project based on public records.
Hip edu provides young people with the knowledge and skills to realize their innate heroic capabilities and act with integrity and courage on behalf of others 0:50 play next. Clint wilkins, the director of education for the heroic imagination project, has a long and distinguished career in nearly all areas of schooling, in both independent schools and in public education. Kathy blau, along with zeno franco and phil zimbardo, has just published an article in the eye on psi chi magazine it's a summary of the recent thinking and research done by the heroic imagination project people - of which, i am one.
Psychologist philip zimbardo, founder of the heroic imagination project (hip), believes that heroism can be taught and has developed a program designed to help children learn how to be heroes most people know zimbardo as the man behind the famous stanford prison experiment , a study that demonstrated how people are heavily influenced by social. Heroic imagination project (hip) after years of investigating the conditions that lead good people to turn evil, the effort to inspire and train ordinary people to become everyday heroes has. From this core belief, the heroic imagination project was born with a mission to use important findings in psychology to equip ordinary people of all ages with the knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary to choose wise and effective acts of heroism during challenging moments in their lives. According to the heroic imagination project (hip), a non-profit organization that focuses on teaching people to become heroes in their everyday lives, heroism involves a behavior or action on behalf of another person or for a moral cause.
About us the heroic imagination project (hip) is a nonprofit organization that advances everyday heroism at hip, we believe everyone has the potential to transform the private virtue of. The time has come for us all to help create and enjoy a new 'psychology of liberation it is a compassionate call to arms in opposing all those forces both within and without each individual that diminish the potential for human perfection.