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Meng-Wu Lecture: Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D.

Written By CCARE Staff

Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D., is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab (a.k.a. PEP Lab, PositiveEmotions.org) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the author of 100+ peer-reviewed articles and book chapters as well as Positivity (www.PositivityRatio.com) and Love 2.0 (www.PositivityResonance.com). An internationally popular keynote speaker, her work has …


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 …


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 Psychology

How the Stress of Disaster Brings People Together

Written By Dr. Emma Seppala

Ever feel that stress makes you more cranky, hot-headed or irritable? For men in particular, we think of stress as generating testosterone-fueled aggression – thus instances of road rage, or the need to “blow off steam” after work with a trip to the gym or a bar. On the other hand, in circumstances of extreme stress such as during natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy, …


What does compassion look like

What Does Compassion Look Like?

Written By Dr. Kelly McGonigal

Can you tell who is compassionate just by looking at them? According to a new study, yes. Imagine this: you walk into the laboratory, and are a shown a series of 20-second video clips. In each clip, a different person is listening to someone else speaking. You can’t hear what the speaker is saying; there is no sound to the …