Friday, November 4, 2016

What Science Taught Me About Gratitude, Compassion & Awe

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November 4, 2016

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What Science Taught Me About Gratitude, Compassion & Awe

Human beings are wired to care and give and it's probably our best route to happiness.


- Dacher Keltner -

What Science Taught Me About Gratitude, Compassion & Awe

Dacher Keltner, world renowned psychologist and researcher credited with expanding the field of science to include emotions, offers thought leadership that can shift our cultural narrative towards kindness and care. He shows us that the levels of the basic human nervous system include compassion (through experiments in which images of human suffering lit up the subjects' mammalian nervous system), and demonstrates how "touch is the language of gratitude." { read more }

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