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Annals

Special Issue: The Power of Wonder

Edited by

Ann NY Acad Sci editorial staff

Special Issue: The Power of Wonder

Published: October 2021

Volume 1501

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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COMMENTARIES

The power of wonder

Richard Rass

 

The power of wonder

Steve Paulson

 

Unpacking wonder: from curiosity to comprehension

Steve Paulson, Michelle “Lani” Shiota, Caspar Henderson, Alexei V. Filippenko

 

Beyond oneself: the ethics and psychology of awe

Steve Paulson, Lisa Sideris, Jennifer Stellar, Piercarlo Valdesolo

 

The enigma of life: confronting marvels at the edges of science

Steve Paulson, Marcelo Gleiser, Tania Lombrozo, Gavin Francis

 

PERSPECTIVES

Is wonder at the scientific enterprise good for us, and for our relationship to the natural world?

Lisa H. Sideris

 

Stop making sense?

Piercarlo Valdesolo

 

Science and awe

Marcelo Gleiser

 

Awe helps us remember why it is important to forget the self

Jennifer E. Stellar

 

Awe, wonder, and the human mind

Michelle N. Shiota