How to Train Compassion

This video, Raising Compassion, brings together a diverse group of neuroscientists, mental health professionals, and Buddhist monks in a remarkable exchange between science, art, and contemplative practice. In a series of informal conversations about compassion, initiated by neuroscientist Tania Singer and artist Olafur Eliasson, the protagonists discuss the public perception of compassion, talk about compassion-training […]

What Blocks Compassion?

Dr. Paul Gilbert is the head of the Mental Health Research Unit as well as Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby. Dr. Gilbert was another speaker at  the conference for Empathy and Compassion in Society in London in the fall of 2012. His subject was what blocks compassion. He talked about suffering and how we […]

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