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Dacher Keltner on the Vagus Nerve

Dacher Keltner, UC Berkley psychology professor and faculty director of the Greater Good Science Center, explains one of the human body's great mind-body nex...

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The Right Way to Respond to Failure - Peter Bregman, @HBR

The Right Way to Respond to Failure - Peter Bregman, @HBR | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

Why empathy can sometimes be better than encouragement

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Psych Your Mind: Be good to yourself

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Robots Evolve Altruism, Just as Biology Predicts

Robots Evolve Altruism, Just as Biology Predicts | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

Robots in a Swiss laboratory have evolved to help each other, just as predicted by a classic analysis of how self-sacrifice might emerge in the biological (Robots Evolve Altruism, Just as Biology Predicts - http://tinyurl.com/3tmxvu7...)...


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Want to Write a Successful Marketing Narrative? Use Empathy | Projectline Marketing Musings

Want to Write a Successful Marketing Narrative? Use Empathy | Projectline Marketing Musings | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

This post begins a two-part series on storytelling in marketing.


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Supercooperators

Evolutionary biologist Martin Nowak and author Roger Highfield explain how cooperation and altruism fit into the larger evolutionary puzzle. Chaired by Jonat...


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The secret to great design - Empathy.

The secret to great design - Empathy. | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

I've been designing computer interfaces for almost 15 years, and I've had the great fortune to work with some great designers and some well-meaning, but terrible ones.


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Unlocking the passion and purpose through empathy

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Unlocking the passion and purpose through empathy http://bit.ly/hZGD4i #creativity...


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Loving-Kindness and Compassion Meditation: Potential for ...

Other closely related meditation practices include loving-kindness meditation (LKM) and compassion meditation (CM), exercises oriented toward enhancing unconditional, positive emotional states of kindness and compassion.

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Managers Should Study The Amygdala And Forget The MBA | Empathy in the Workplace | Scoop.it

Managers Should Study The Amygdala And Forget The MBA | Empathy in the Workplace | Scoop.it | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it
It's one of the most critical regions of the brain for business thinking. ...   What is the role of emotions in effective business leadership?   In business you’re dealing with more than just logical, linear consequences; you’re dealing with people.

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Narrative Empathy | Psychology Today

Narrative Empathy | Psychology Today | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it
Empathy is critical in fiction, in history, and in life. By Keith Oatley, Ph.D....

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Status Update: What's Facebook's Effect on Kids? - Technology Review

Status Update: What's Facebook's Effect on Kids? - Technology Review | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it
Psychologists see good and bad in social networks. On the bad side, possible links to psychiatric disorders; on the good side, increased empathy.

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Paul Zak: Trust, morality -- and oxytocin | Video on TED.com

TED Talks What drives our desire to behave morally? Neuroeconomist Paul Zak shows why he believes oxytocin (he calls it "the moral molecule") is responsible for trust, empathy and other feelings that help build a stable society.

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Where does good come from?

Where does good come from? | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

Harvard's Edward O. Wilson tries to upend biology, again (http://ow.ly/4DfUb Altruism explained.


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Radiolab - The Good Show: Compassion

Radiolab - The Good Show: Compassion | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

In this episode, a question that haunted Charles Darwin: if natural selection boils down to survival of the fittest, how do you explain why one creature might stick its neck out for another?


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Innovation Starts with Empathy

The importance of developing deep connections with the people you serve.


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In Negotiation, Empathy Is A Martial Art — Lawyerist

In Negotiation, Empathy Is A Martial Art — Lawyerist | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

In negotiation, self control and empathy are more important than a sharp mind or sharp tongue.


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Nice Guys Finish First

Nice Guys Finish First | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

Developments in the study of evolution suggest that the survival of the fittest depends as much on cooperation as it does on a competition between self-interests. (Nice Guys Finish First.


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Written All over His Face: Rare Disease Offers Clues to How We Read Emotions - Scientific American

Written All over His Face: Rare Disease Offers Clues to How We Read Emotions - Scientific American | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

Written All over His Face: Rare Disease Offers Clues to How We Read EmotionsScientific AmericanBut empathy is a complex process, based in part on fleeting facial expressions.


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Daniel Goleman on compassion | Video on TED.com | Mental Wellbeing | Scoop.it

Daniel Goleman on compassion | Video on TED.com | Mental Wellbeing | Scoop.it | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it

Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, asks why we aren't more compassionate more of the time.


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Understanding Empathy—Intuitive and Rational Systems Work Together: Study - The Epoch Times

Understanding Empathy—Intuitive and Rational Systems Work Together: Study - The Epoch Times | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it
Understanding Empathy—Intuitive and Rational Systems Work Together: StudyThe Epoch TimesBy Evelyn So & Cassie Ryan How do we relate to people who are physically very different from ourselves?

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Paul Ekman: The Roots of Compassion

Paul Ekman describes some of the necessary components of compassion. This was part of a talk put on by UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.

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Adam Smith (1723-1790) on mirror neurons and empathy

Adam Smith (1723-1790) on mirror neurons and empathy | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it
International Cognition and Culture Institute (RT @BrainBehaviour: Adam Smith (1723-1790) on mirror neurons and empathy http://ow.ly/68Shz...)...

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Listening to Empathy: A Response to NYT David Brook’s Limits of Empathy

Listening to Empathy:  A Response to NYT David Brook’s Limits of Empathy | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it
 "The existentialists have constantly reminded us that what is worth understanding and knowing is our existence, the human condition, and that engagement and involvement are superior to a detached...

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Nice Guys Finish Last - Altruism may be rewarded with prestige, but seldom with leadership

Nice Guys Finish Last - Altruism may be rewarded with prestige, but seldom with leadership | Human Connection: Compassion, Altruism, Empathy | Scoop.it
Nice Guys Finish Last http://t.co/qIVLX0jF [STUDY] 'Altruism may be rewarded with prestige, but seldom with leadership'...

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