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Articles: Hands On Research: The Science of Touch

By Dacher Keltner | September 29, 2010

Dacher Keltner explains how compassion is literally at our fingertips.

 

Articles: The Horse Boy

By Linda Graham | October 27, 2009

 

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Frans de Waal on Prosocial Primates: Empathy in Animals and Humans
Sibley Auditorium, UC Berkeley Campus
March 9, 2015


Frans de Waal on Prosocial Primates: Empathy in Animals and Humans

Frans de Waal—one of Discover’s 47 Great Minds of Science—reviews expressions of empathy and the sense of fairness in animals.


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Born for Love By Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz Szalavitz and Perry examine the development of empathy in children, why it is crucial for society, and how it may be threatened in the modern world.

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