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The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures and Interventions—Register for less now!

July 19-22, 2012
Telluride, CO

Don’t miss out on reduced registration fees for this three-day conference featuring distinguished neuroscientists, Tibetan buddhists, and Native American scholars who are meeting to examine and discuss the nature of compassion.

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The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) presents this conference where leading scientists will convene to share scientific insights into the psychological properties, biological underpinnings, health correlates, and trainability of compassion.

Attendees will explore the theoretical foundations, approaches, data, and trainings in compassion research as experts and aspiring researchers exchange and debate ideas. Speakers and panelists will cover topics such as:

- The origins and conceptual models of compassion
- Compassion-building interventions
- Self-report, autonomic & behavioral measures of compassion
- Neurotransmitters, neuropeptides, genes & compassion
- Neural indices of compassion
- Future directions in research on compassion
- and many more…

Sessions are interleaved with guided experiential exercises, breakout discussion sessions and a poster session to provide a dynamic and interactive learning experience. For a complete list of key speakers, details on registration, event schedule and more, visit http://ccare.stanford.edu/telluride.

The Greater Good Science Center is serving as a co-sponsor of this event.

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