Jessica Nordell | How to Reveal & Change Our Hidden Scripts

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Jessica Nordell | How to Reveal & Change Our Hidden Scripts

Have you ever realized how often you think without really thinking? 

Jessica is an award-winning author and science writer known for expertly blending rigorous science with compassionate humanity. With degrees in physics from Harvard and poetry from the University of Wisconsin, Jessica is deeply engaged with connecting across differences to expand and heal the human experience, and her debut book, The End Of Bias: A Beginning , is the culmination of fifteen years of reporting and writing on bias and discrimination and how to solve it. The book, which offers readers hope and direction on how to change their biased behavior, was named a Best Book of the Year by the World Economic Forum, Greater Good, AARP, and INC, and in our conversation today, we dive deeper into some of the fascinating ideas and research presented in her book. 

Jessica and I go back in time, and she walks me through some key moments in her life and career that led to her research into these hidden scripts and preferences, what they are, where they come from, how they affect us and offers ideas on how we can realistically examine and change the way we think about and treat others to create more meaningful and compassionate connections with the people around us. 

You can find Jessica at: Website | Instagram

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  • ludi2

    Good stuff keep it up


    This is how all podcasts should be

    6 months ago·4 likes·

    10:30 til around 20:00 is a great part

    6 months ago·8 likes·
  • Kimberly

    Very thought out! Can't wait to try it out.


    “You have thousands of mintues of work.”

    6 months ago·5 likes·
  • Moriss

    the intro is way to long but good episode still skip till 5:30


    I find these weekly podcasts to be super inspirational, they seem to always motivate me to look at my purpose. Matt not only brings in his personal life experiences but he delivers them in such a way that they are relatable.

    6 months ago·1 like·

    Great episode loved the thing but the intro was a little long

    6 months ago·4 likes·

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