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Invited Lecture: Rafael Calvo, PhD and Dorian Peters
Science of Compassion 2014: The Psychophysiology of Compassion
Invited Lecture: Daniel Martin, PhD
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  • May 17, 2013 - July 12, 2013 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stanford, CA 94305

There is still time to apply for the 2014 Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) Teacher Certification Program! The application deadline has been extended through Friday, July 12, 2013. Details and application information for the program are now available on the program website. All applicants will be notified by September 3, 2013. The program curriculum will start in January 2014 (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…)

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Why Kindness Heals

Written By James R. Doty, MD

As a physician specializing in neurosurgery at an academic medical center, I appreciate the unhappiness many patients have with the present healthcare delivery system that is rushed, bureaucratic, non-caring and technology-focused. In the U.S. we spend more per capita than any other industrialized country, yet the outcomes are some of the worst in the world, with the highest levels of …

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Thinking About Thinking

Written By James R. Doty, MD

“Do you know what a mantra is, Jim?” I shook my head. I didn’t have a clue. “It’s kind of like a song or a sound you make that helps you focus your mind. Just like you’ve been focusing your mind on your breathing or the candle, this is another way to trick your mind.” I looked at her again …

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After working in many high-achieving environments like Yale, Stanford, Silicon Valley, New York City, I noticed too many people pursuing “success” at a cost to themselves. They were postponing their happiness now in pursuit of success…with the idea that, when they attain success, they will be happy. Yet they were burning themselves (and others) out in the process. I too …