Written by Jim Gimian.
This is Dr. Paul Ekman, co author of Emotional Awareness with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and noted pioneer of facial expression and emotion research, talking with his student/colleague/emotions researcher and Stanford University CCARE teacher Erika Rosenberg on the floor of Maples Pavilion on the Stanford University campus.
Paul and Erika were there to join with the Dalai Lama, who would soon be giving a talk called “The Centrality of Compassion in Human Life and Society.” Responding to that title, His Holiness joked, “I think, more or less, hundreds of my talks are all the same subject.” More on the event, and info on watching via the web, after the jump: Via The Bay Citizen:
[The Dalai Lama] is visiting, in part, because of his interest in scientific research and is closely monitoring the work of Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), a program that uses psychology and neuroscience to understand the basis of empathy, compassion and altruism.
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