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 […]

Plasticity Of The Social Brain

Olga Klimecki was another presenter at the conference for Empathy and Compassion in Society in London in the fall of 2012. She works at the Max Planck Institute with Tania Singer on the neuroscience of empathy and compassion. She spoke about the plasticity of the social brain. She does research to see if we can change […]