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Ecological Measurements of Compassion around the World

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Ron Anderson, a professor of Psychology at the University of Minnesota, provides an ecological insight into the compassionate societies of the world.

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Professor Ron Anderson addresses pressing questions about compassionate societies, like what progress is being made toward conceptualizing and adopting the social values of good, compassionate societies? And how do we compare these societies? Is American generosity a myth? And what is the government’s role in fostering compassion?

His talk will be sponsored by Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education.

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