Grawemeyer Awards http://wfpl.org en Religion Grawemeyer Award Winner: Tanya Luhrmann on Demystifying Evangelical Prayer http://wfpl.org/post/religion-grawemeyer-award-winner-tanya-luhrmann-demystifying-evangelical-prayer <p>As some Christian churches shrink in size, the Evangelical movement continues to explode across America. Louisvillians need only look in their backyard to see megachurches such as Southeast Christian Church that became dominant institutions in the city.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 03:02:43 +0000 Jonathan Bastian 7800 at http://wfpl.org Religion Grawemeyer Award Winner: Tanya Luhrmann on Demystifying Evangelical Prayer California Neuroscientist's Work on Emotion and Decision-Making Earns Grawemeyer Psychology Award http://wfpl.org/post/california-neuroscientists-work-emotion-and-decision-making-earns-grawemeyer-psychology-award <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A California expert on how emotions affect decision-making is the recipient of the 2014 </span>Grawemeyer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Award for Psychology from the University of Louisville.</span></p><p>Antonio Damasio is a professor of neuroscience and director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California.</p><p>His somatic marker hypothesis stems from noting that people with some brain injuries had trouble making decisions although their intellects were intact.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 03:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 7762 at http://wfpl.org California Neuroscientist's Work on Emotion and Decision-Making Earns Grawemeyer Psychology Award USC Professor's Work on Nuclear Proliferation Receives Grawemeyer 'World Order' Award http://wfpl.org/post/usc-professors-work-nuclear-proliferation-receives-grawemeyer-world-order-award <p>The University of Louisvilleā€™s 2014 <a href="http://www.grawemeyer.org/">Grawemeyer Award</a> for Ideas Improving World Order goes to a professor and researcher for his writings on nuclear proliferation.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 03:01:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 7751 at http://wfpl.org USC Professor's Work on Nuclear Proliferation Receives Grawemeyer 'World Order' Award