Monday, February 01, 2010

Templeton Foundation - 2010 Conversation: Frans de Waal and Carl Zimmer

A Templeton Foundation conversation between Frans de Waal, author of The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society, and Carl Zimmer, Discover magazine. For more information about Templeton Book Forum events, please visit their site.

Clip 1: Chimpanzees, aggression, and reconciliation

Clip 2: Cucumbers versus grapes—and the idea of fairness

Clip 3: The origins of empathy in maternal care

Clip 4: Alpha male to the rescue

Clip 5: The neuroscience of compassion

Clip 6: Empathy as a physiological response

Clip 7: Good Samaritans in a hurry

Clip 8: Social Darwinism and the lessons of evolution

Clip 9: The dark side of empathy

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