Programs

Compassion: An Increasing Global Movement

I recently attended a talk with Joseph Goldstein, one of the leaders in the field who have introduced mindfulness to the West. One of the key themes of his talk surrounded to topic of compassion.

Functional Neural Plasticity and Associated Changes in Positive Affect After Compassion Training

1Department of Social Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig 04103, Germany, 2Department of Economics, Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland and 3Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Unit, Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Address correspondence to Tania Singer, Department of Social Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstr.