In addition to original research, CCARE promotes research on compassion through small grants, postdoctoral fellowships, conferences on compassion, and a science of compassion summer research institute.
Current compassion research projects funded by and in collaboration with CCARE
Published research articles by CCARE scientists
Explore empirical articles on compassion and empathy.
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The use of animals in scientific research has been at the core of advancement in medicine and neuroscience over centuries. The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) is a secular multidisciplinary university based scientific research center and is not part of or affiliated with any religious or cultural entity or organization that bans the use of human or animal subjects in research.