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Dacher Keltner

The UC Berkley psychology professor and faculty director of the Greater Good Science Center explores the evolutionary roots of compassion and empathy.

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Secrets of the Vagus Nerve

July 2012 | TRT 6:17

Dacher Keltner shares his research on the vagus nerve, a key nexus of mind and body and a biological building block of human compassion.

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