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
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Download or read book entitled The Neuroscience of Empathy Compassion and Self Compassion by author: Larry Charles Stevens which was release on 19 June 2018 and published by Academic Press with total page 353 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 electrocortical (EEG Power Spectral, Coherence, Evoked Potential, etc.) studies and the sizeable body of exciting neuroendocrine research (e.g., oxytocin, dopamine, etc.) that have accumulated over decades, this reference is a unique and comprehensive approach to empathy, compassion and self-compassion. Provides perspectives on empathy, compassion and self-compassion (ECS), including discussions of cruelty, torture, killings, homicides, suicides, terrorism and other examples of empathy/compassion erosion Addresses autonomic nervous system (vagal) reflections of ECS Discusses recent findings and understanding of ECS from mirror neuron research Covers neuroendocrine manifestations of ECS and self-compassion and the neuroendocrine enhancement Examines the neuroscience research on the enhancement of ECS Includes directed-meditations (mindfulness, mantra, Metta, etc.) and their effects on ECS and the brain

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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-18
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : The structured 28-day mindfulness and contemplative journey presented in this book will help aspiring and current leaders to clarify their identities, and identify and reflect on their mental models to become more expansive leaders. The present moment demands new ways of being, doing, and relating with the world. To meet ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2019-10-21
  • Total pages : 130
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-30
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : Cultivating Mindfulness to Raise Children Who Thrive introduces an expanded view of human development and health, which begins before conception and moves through pregnancy, early childhood and adulthood. This book is a call for all prenatal and perinatal professionals and policy makers to appreciate indigenous ways of knowing, being and ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-08
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : The role of play in human and animal development is well established, and its educational and therapeutic value is widely supported in the literature. This innovative book extends the play debate by assembling and examining the many pieces of the play puzzle from the perspective of public health. It tackles ...

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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 ...

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  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-08-05
  • Total pages : 452
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : This is the authoritative guide to conducting the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program, which provides powerful tools for coping with life challenges and enhancing emotional well-being. MSC codevelopers Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff review relevant theory and research and describe the program's unique pedagogy. Readers are taken step by step through ...

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-26
  • Total pages : 576
  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2013-07-29
  • Total pages : 416
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  • Author : Bodhipaksa
  • Publisher : Parallax Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-26
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0128098384
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Summary : We all long for someone to offer us unconditional love and support. But what if that person is us? The practice of mindful self-compassion creates the space we need so that observation, acceptance, and real love can enter, no matter how judgmental or disconnected we may feel. It sounds like ...