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Conference on Charitable Giving 2014

Written By CCARE Staff

CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty, will be speaking at the Conference on Charitable Giving 2014 at Stanford University.  Distinguished guests from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, together with Stanford University’s Office of Planned Giving, will present and discuss philanthropic advising and development in the field of charitable giving. For more information and registration, click here.


Compassion: Neuroscience and Global Movement

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CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty, has been invited to talk about the spiritual beginnings of compassion and how it has been recently transformed into a biological movement that is rapidly expanding worldwide.  The Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health located at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, in collaboration with many local San Antonio organizations including the San Antonio …


CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty, and Visiting Associate Professor, Dr. Daniel Martin, will both be part of an expert panel to discuss compassion as a strength and not a weakness in the workplace due to long-term benefits of compassion already witnessed in the workplace.  Some benefits already reaped by compassion-embracing companies and organizations include increased productivity and creativity, …


Meng-Wu Lecture: Steve Cole, Ph.D.

Written By CCARE Staff

Steven Cole is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology at the UCLA School of Medicine. His research pioneered the field of human social genomics, developing new bioinformatic and molecular genetic strategies to map the pathways by which social conditions and psychological processes regulate the activity of human, viral, and cancer genomes.


CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty, will be one of eight experts featured in a series of interviews with neuropsychologist Rick Hanson to help you learn how to face the brain’s negativity bias, take in the good, and hardwire happiness into your brain. Dr. Doty’s interview will be available on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET and will focus on how to use the power …


TEDx UN Plaza

Written By CCARE Staff

CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty, will be speaking about the science of compassion at this upcoming event.  An independently organized conference, this year’s TEDx Talk at the United Nations Plaza in New York City is entitled “Brave: United in Action”.  This conference will bring together innovative and inspirational leaders from around the world to explore multidisciplinary approaches to …


Peace in the Park San Francisco Talks Tents

Written By CCARE Staff

“The Power of Compassion as a Force for Peace”  It has been said that there can be no peace in the world until each of us has peace within ourselves.  Science has confirmed the power of inner peace in regard to the impact on one’s own health and well-being but also its potential impact to effect change in the world. …


Blog Posts Tagged James Doty
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The Healing Power of Kindness

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We’ve all heard the old adage that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about a smile? An extensive scientific literature review sponsored by Dignity Health and conducted by the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University reveals a growing body of scientific evidence that indicates kindness holds the power to heal. We now know that …


The Science of Compassion

Written By James R. Doty, MD

Science and technology have the potential to profoundly impact the human landscape, taking us either to the deepest, darkest valleys of human suffering or to the highest peaks of human potential. What will stop us from choosing the former is the cultivation of compassion.


The Science of Compassion

Written By James R. Doty, MD

It is indeed a paradox that so many from what are considered developing countries wish to come to the West, where we have an epidemic of depression, isolation, and loneliness, while the U.S. alone consumes 25 percent of the world’s resources. However, it is often these “third-world” cultures that offer some of the most profound wisdom and insights that have been garnered over …


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The Science of Compassion

Written By James R. Doty, MD

Why, in a country that consumes 25% of the world’s resources (the U.S.), is there an epidemic of loneliness, depression, and anxiety? Why do so many in the West who have all of their basic needs met still feel impoverished? While some politicians might answer, “It’s the economy, stupid,” Based on scientific evidence, a better answer is, “It’s the lack …


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On Sept. 8th and 9th, a diverse group of some of the nations leading thinkers from science, religion, arts, and business, will gather in N.Y. around the 10th anniversary of 9-11 to reflect on a new way forward, by sharing their wisdom through traditional stories both sacred and secular, and scientific discovery, to develop a shared narrative to help reweave …


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Is being compassionate healthy?

Written By James R. Doty, MD

Washington Post Dr. James Doty, MD Compassion is defined as the embodiment and recognition of another person’s suffering coupled with a sincere desire to alleviate that suffering. Every one of us has suffered, is suffering or will, at some point, suffer. It has been stated many times that survival is of the fittest, but when one reads Darwin closely this …


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Stanford Report BY CYNTHIA HAVEN L.A. Cicero   James Doty, left, director and founder of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, and the Dalai Lama at the morning lecture at Maples Pavilion. “I want to stand to see more faces,” the 75-year-old Dalai Lama said, refusing a chair to address the capacity crowd in Maples Pavilion Thursday. …


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Why the Dalai Lama comes to Stanford

Written By CCARE Staff

The Dalai Lama returns this week on his third visit to Stanford in recent years, but it’s more than palm trees and sunshine that draw him to the heart of Silicon Valley. It’s the research. Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE, pronounced “see care”) is at the forefront of a growing movement to bring the tools of psychology and neuroscience …