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Compassion Research Day

July 11, 2012
Facebook HQ, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025

A free, public event where experts in social-emotional learning will discuss ways to increase emotional support and compassionate communication for the Facebook community.

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Speakers include the GGSC’s Dacher Keltner and Emiliana Simon-Thomas, alongside a myriad of other communication experts.

Attendees can expect to discuss topics including:
-This Post is a Problem
-I am not a Shoe
-The Social Turning of Compassion
-The Costs of Compassion and Callousness
-Hope Required.

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This is not a Greater Good Science Center event.

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