Videos Tagged Altruism
Power of Compassion & Importance of the Work of CCARE
Invited Lecture: Kelly McGonigal, PhD
Invited Lecture: Rafael Calvo, PhD and Dorian Peters

Events Tagged Altruism

Conversations on Compassion with Matthieu Ricard

Written By CCARE Staff
  • June 3, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 United States

In this dialogue CCARE’s founder and director, Dr. James Doty, will ask scientist and Buddhist monk, Matthieu Ricard, about his life’s work and what role compassion may have played.  This event is an hour-long dialogue followed by questions from the audience. The talk will be recorded and posted to CCARE’s YouTube Channel and website several weeks after the event. About (more…)

2014 Philanthropy Innovations Institute

Written By CCARE Staff
  • April 6 - p;8, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Hosted by Kaiser Institute, CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty, will be speaking at the 2014 Philanthropy Innovations Institute on the impact of compassion and altruism on health. For more information and registration, click here. View the program below: 2014 Philanthropy Innovation Institute: the alchemy of GENEROSITY Agenda (more…)

CCARE Science of Compassion Summer Research Institute

Written By 41glucosamine
  • July 20 - ;25, 2013 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Purpose The purpose of the CCARE Summer Research Institute, co-sponsored by the Telluride Institute, a five-day conference to be held in Summer 2013, is to advance research on compassion and altruism through collaboration, dialog, inquiry, education, and research. Drawing from several disciplines including neuroscience, psychology, genetics, economics, and contemplative traditions, the CCARE Summer Research Institute aims (more…)

Blog Posts Tagged Altruism

Can Meditation Promote Altruism?

Written By CCARE Staff

Written by Hooria Jazaieri   Mindfulness, or the moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, emotions, and environment, has been associated with a host of benefits, including reduced stress, greater positive emotions, and a healthier body image. Recently, however, research has begun to explore how practicing mindfulness might improve the ways we treat other people. A recent study, published in the journal Mindfulness, zeroes in on …


Written by Hooria Jazaieri   Why is it easier to love thy neighbor rather than to love thy stranger? In an ideal world, we would distribute our kindness and compassion to all beings, without preference. However, a great deal of research suggests that this is not the case—and a recent study from Stanford University suggests that, ironically, positive emotions may play a …