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The Compassionate Instinct: A Darwinian Tale of the Survival of the Kindest

Thursday, September 29th, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cubberley Auditorium, Palo Alto, CA

The GGSC’s Dacher Keltner discusses the roots of compassion and altruism.

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This is not a Greater Good Science Center Event

Dacher Keltner, a professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and the faculty director of the Greater Good Science Center, will discuss the evolutionary and psychological roots of compassion, cooperation, and altruism.

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

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