The Science of Character (8 mins) explores the neuroscience and social science that proves that we can shape who we are, and who we want to be in the world. The film is available with subtitles in Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, Russian, and Swahili.

**The Science of Character was selected by the US State Department’s American Film Showcase to represent America at embassies abroad.

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This film was inspired by the work of:

Martin Seligman, Christopher Peterson, Carol Dweck, Angela Duckworth, David Levin, Paul Tough, Dominic Randolph, Neal Mayerson, Adele Diamond, Clifford Nass, The Bezos Family Foundation, The Character Lab, The VIA Institute on Character, Common Sense Media, and many more.