Seppala, E. M., Simon-Thomas, E., Brown, S. L., Worline, M. C., Cameron, C. D., & Doty, J. R. (2017). The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science. Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190464684.001.0001
The first of its kind, this handbook is dedicated to the rapidly growing, evidence-based literature on compassion, altruism, and empathy. Contributed by experts and organized by themes, each chapter presents a multidisciplinary and systematic approach to include basic and clinical research as well as grounded theories and multiple perspectives to understanding the neurobiological, developmental, evolutionary, social, and clinical applications of compassion science. Bridging gaps among multiple disciplines, this handbook will serve as a valuable reference to further build upon and understand the foundation of compassion science to guide basic and applied research.