Videos Tagged Altruism
Conversations on Compassion with Matthieu Ricard
Power of Compassion & Importance of the Work of CCARE
Invited Lecture: Kelly McGonigal, PhD

Events Tagged Altruism

Conversations on Compassion with Matthieu Ricard

Written By CCARE Staff
  • June 3, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 United States

*Update: Seating is now full in Berg Hall (2nd floor) at LKSC and the livefeed room (1st floor). About This Event In this dialogue CCARE’s founder and director, Dr. James Doty, will ask scientist and Buddhist monk, Matthieu Ricard, about his life’s work and what role compassion may have played.  This event is an hour-long dialogue followed (more…)

2014 Philanthropy Innovations Institute

Written By CCARE Staff
  • April 6 - p;8, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Hosted by Kaiser Institute, CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty, will be speaking at the 2014 Philanthropy Innovations Institute on the impact of compassion and altruism on health. For more information and registration, click here. View the program below: 2014 Philanthropy Innovation Institute: the alchemy of GENEROSITY Agenda (more…)

CCARE Science of Compassion Summer Research Institute

Written By 41glucosamine
  • July 20 - ;25, 2013 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Purpose The purpose of the CCARE Summer Research Institute, co-sponsored by the Telluride Institute, a five-day conference to be held in Summer 2013, is to advance research on compassion and altruism through collaboration, dialog, inquiry, education, and research. Drawing from several disciplines including neuroscience, psychology, genetics, economics, and contemplative traditions, the CCARE Summer Research Institute aims (more…)

Blog Posts Tagged Altruism

Tragedies like the earthquake in Nepal cause us to engage in soul-searching about life and how we are living, as well as call us to respond with compassion to the intense suffering that we witness. For those of us seeking ways to help, it can be difficult to know how to respond. Research by the CompassionLab shows that leaders and …


The Science of Compassion

Written By James R. Doty, MD

Why, in a country that consumes 25% of the world’s resources (the U.S.), is there an epidemic of loneliness, depression, and anxiety? Why do so many in the West who have all of their basic needs met still feel impoverished? While some politicians might answer, “It’s the economy, stupid,” Based on scientific evidence, a better answer is, “It’s the lack …