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The Big Picture Radio Show #3: “The Science of Compassion” (Part 2)
Centrality of Compassion in Human Life and Society
Science of Compassion SRI 2013 — Neuroscience and Cognitive Perspectives
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Events Tagged Neuroscience

Compassion: Neuroscience and Global Movement

Written By CCARE Staff

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 …

In this lecture, Dr. Firdaus Dhabhar will discuss his research associated with compassion.  This event is an hour-long lecture followed by questions from the audience. Registration is required for access to seating before the event starts. The talk will be recorded and posted to CCARE’s YouTube Channel and website several weeks after the event. Firdaus Dhabhar is a neuro-immunologist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry …

CCARE Science of Compassion Summer Research Institute

Written By CCARE Staff

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 to examine compassion, altruism and …

Conversations on Compassion with Rick Hanson, PhD

Written By CCARE Staff

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and author of Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom (in 22 languages) and Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time (in 9 languages). Founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom and Affiliate of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, …

Compassion & Business Conference

Written By CCARE Staff

The purpose of this a one-day conference, to be held April 30, 2013, is to present and create a dialog around cutting-edge research and best practices on compassion and business by leading research experts in the field as well as business leaders who have successfully implemented compassion-based programs in their organization. Conference presenters will present both basic and applied research related to compassion, helping, and social entrepreneurship. The audience will …

Blog Posts Tagged Neuroscience
The Compassionate Brain

The Compassionate Brain Activating the Neural Circuits of Kindness, Caring, and Love Practical Neuroscience for Transformation Dr. Rick Hanson presents a FREE seven-part video series—The Compassionate Brain—that explores effective ways to change your brain and heart and life. Each week Dr. Hanson will be joined by a world-class scholar/teacher, including Richie Davidson, Dan Siegel, Tara Brach, Dacher Keltner, Kelly McGonigal, Kristin …


SINTN Newsletter – November 2011

Written By CCARE Staff

In this issue: Social deficits associated with autism, schizophrenia induced in mice with new technology pioneered by Stanford scientists Stanford Begins Clinical Testing of SanBio’s SB623 Stem Cell Therapy for Cerebral Stroke Researchers Identify Possible Trigger Point of Epileptic Seizures SINTN Welcomes Their Second New Recruit For 2011 CCARE’s Compassion Cultivation Training Program The Weston Havens Foundation Award Winners 2011


Hugging Yourself Reduces Physical Pain

Written By Dr. Kelly McGonigal

Cheaper than a massage, and fewer side effects than popping pills: A new study reports that crossing your arms can significantly relieve pain. Twenty brave participants (12 of them women) allowed scientists to inflict pain via pulses of radiant heat from an infrared laser. The laser was aimed at the sensitive radial nerve of the forearm. During some bursts of …