Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
Psychologist Howard Gardner talks about what it means to do "good work" — work that is both professionally fulfilling and socially responsible. His new book is based on in-depth interviews with people working in the fields of journalism and genetics.
- Howard Gardner Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Business,Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero, and the author of more than twenty books, including "Changing Minds," "Good Work," and "Multiple Intelligences."
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