The Neuroscience of Empathy Compassion and Self Compassion

Written By Larry Charles Stevens
The Neuroscience of Empathy  Compassion  and Self Compassion
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 June 2018
  • ISBN : 0128098384
  • Pages : 353 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Neuroscience of Empathy Compassion and Self Compassion

The Neuroscience of Empathy  Compassion  and Self Compassion
  • Author : Larry Charles Stevens,C. Chad Woodruff
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-19
  • Total pages : 353
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : The Neuroscience of Empathy, Compassion, and Self-Compassion provides contemporary perspectives on the three related domains of empathy, compassion and self-compassion (ECS). It informs current research, stimulates further research endeavors, and encourages continued and creative philosophical and scientific inquiry into the critical societal constructs of ECS. Examining the growing number of ...

The Art and Science of Compassion a Primer

The Art and Science of Compassion  a Primer
  • Author : Agnes M. F. Wong
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-12-23
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : "The Art And Science Of Compassion. A Primer is designed as a short, "all-in-one", introductory text that covers the full gamut of compassion, from the evolutional, biological, behavioural, and psychological, to the social, philosophical, and spiritual. Written with busy trainees, clinicians, and educators in mind, it aims to address the ...

The Caring Child

The Caring Child
  • Author : Christine Fonseca
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2019-07-01
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : We live in a self-centered world, despite the call from employers and thought leaders for more cooperation and compassion. Empathy, or the ability to understand other people's thoughts and emotions from their point of view, is a vital component of cooperation and necessary in our increasingly diverse world. "The Caring ...

The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science

The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science
  • Author : Emma Seppala
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 552
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : How do we define compassion? Is it an emotional state, a motivation, a dispositional trait, or a cultivated attitude? How does it compare to altruism and empathy? Chapters in this Handbook present critical scientific evidence about compassion in numerous conceptions. All of these approaches to thinking about compassion are valid ...

The Empathy Effect

The Empathy Effect
  • Author : Helen Riess,Liz Neporent
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : “We are all connected on a neurobiological level far more than we have previously realized. Consciously or not, we are in constant, natural resonance with one another’s feelings. When we are engaged in shared mind awareness, the possibilities for mutual aid and collaborative problem solving abound.” —Helen Riess, MD ...

The Kindness Cure

The Kindness Cure
  • Author : Tara Cousineau
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-02-02
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : It’s time for a kindness revolution. In The Kindness Cure, psychologist Tara Cousineau draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to show how simple practices of kindness—for ourselves, for others, and for our world—can dissolve our feelings of fear and indifference, and open us up to ...

Mindfulness for Compassionate Living

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  • Author : Patrizia Collard
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2014-08-04
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : Self-compassion is a life-changing way of thinking that is rooted in Mindfulness. By learning to have more loving kindness and forgiveness for ourselves, we have more empathy and compassion for others. The self-compassion movement has been growing rapidly over the past two years with recent research into the neuroscience of ...

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  • Author : Shelly Chauhan
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2020-04-30
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : Drawing on current powerful neuroscience, this book equips you with a deep insight into how your interconnected brain, mind and body shapes your capacity for heartfelt connection, emotional regulation and compassion, and the compelling influence this has on your child's developing mind. We know, based on established brain science, that ...

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  • Author : Paul Gilbert
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-04-21
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : Paul Gilbert brings together an international line-up of leading scholars and researchers in the field to provide a state-of-the-art exploration of key areas in compassion research and applications. Compassion can be seen as a core element of prosocial behaviour, and explorations of the concepts and value of compassion have been ...

The Mindful Self Compassion Workbook

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  • Author : Kristin Neff,Christopher Germer
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-08-15
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : Self-compassion is a powerful inner resource. More than a thousand research studies show the benefits of being a supportive friend to yourself, especially in times of need. This science-based workbook offers a step-by-step approach to breaking free of harsh self-judgments and impossible standards in order to cultivate emotional well-being. In ...

The Mindfulness Bible

The Mindfulness Bible
  • Author : Patrizia Collard
  • Publisher : Godsfield Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-05
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : Self-compassion is a life-changing way of thinking that is rooted in Mindfulness. By learning to have more loving kindness and forgiveness for ourselves, we have more empathy and compassion for others. The self-compassion movement has been growing rapidly over the past two years with recent research into the neuroscience of ...

Empathy

Empathy
  • Author : Jean Decety
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2011-12-09
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : Recent work on empathy theory, research, and applications, by scholars from disciplines ranging from neuroscience to psychoanalysis. There are many reasons for scholars to investigate empathy. Empathy plays a crucial role in human social interaction at all stages of life; it is thought to help motivate positive social behavior, inhibit ...

Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy

Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy
  • Author : Christopher K. Germer,Ronald D. Siegel
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-07
  • Total pages : 407
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : Bringing together leading scholars, scientists, and clinicians, this compelling volume explores how therapists can cultivate wisdom and compassion in themselves and their clients. Chapters describe how combining insights from ancient contemplative practices and modern research can enhance the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, suicidal behavior, couple conflict, and ...

The War for Kindness

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  • Author : Jamil Zaki
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-06-06
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : 'In this masterpiece, Jamil Zaki weaves together the very latest science with stories that will stay in your heart forever' - Angela Duckworth, author of Grit 'Scientific, gripping, groundbreaking and hopeful. The War for Kindness is the message for our times' - Carol Dweck, author of Mindset Empathy has been ...

The Compassionate Connection The Healing Power of Empathy and Mindful Listening

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  • Author : David Rakel
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : “This book explains not only the healing power of compassionate human connection, but in the most accessible and practical ways, how to cultivate our capacity to create that connection and thereby empower others to find their best selves.”—John Makransky, author of Awakening through Love All of us have an ...