Friday, December 14, 2012

All in the Mind - THE SCIENCE OF COMPASSION

This episode of ABC's All in the Mind is definitely worth a listen if you are interested in the way compassion works in our brains. James Doty is the founder and Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University.

THE SCIENCE OF COMPASSION

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Broadcast:  Sunday 9 December 2012

James Doty emerged from a disadvantaged background in the United States to become a neurosurgeon, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist—only to let his fortune go and dedicate his professional life to the scientific study of compassion and altruism.


Guests:
Professor James Doty, Professor of Neurosurgery, Founder and Director of the Centre for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University 
Further Information: The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education 
Presenter: Lynne Malcolm
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