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Watch “The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures, and Interventions – Stephen Porges, Ph.D.” on YouTube

CCARE at Stanford University
Published on Aug 27, 2012

The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures, and Interventions, which took place July 19th to 22nd in Telluride Colorado, was the first large-scale international conference of its kind dedicated to scientific inquiry into compassion. The conference convened a unique group of leading world experts in the fields of altruism, compassion, and service to present their latest research. This talk was part of panel Origins and Conceptual Models of Compassion by Stephen Porges, Ph.D.


CCARE at Stanford University
Published on Jan 28, 2015

The Psychophysiology of Compassion

Moderator: Stephanie Brown, PhD
Steven Cole, PhD, Connection, Compassion, and the Human Genome
Stephen Porges, PhD, Vagal Pathways: Portals to Compassion
Sarina Saturn, PhD, Psychophysiological Events During Moral Elevation
Sue Carter, PhD, The Endocrinology of Compassion and Love: An Oxytocin Hypothesis

The Science of Compassion conference is a two-day event held by Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education to share and explore the latest research and application of compassion from experts in the field of psychology, neuroscience and compassion education.

For more information on CCARE, visit: http://ccare.stanford.edu/


CCARE at Stanford University
Published on Jan 28, 2015

The Biology of Compassion

Moderator: Stephanie Brown, PhD
Stephen Porges, PhD, Vagal Pathways: Portals to Compassion
Sue Carter, PhD, The Endocrinology of Compassion and Love: An Oxytocin Hypothesis
Charles Raison, MD, Brain, Body, and the Social Efforts of Cognitively Based Compassion Training
Steven Cole, PhD, Compassion, Meditation, and the Genomics of Physical Health

The Compassion and Healthcare conference is held by Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education in partnership with Dignity Health to explore and advance our understanding of the impact of compassion on patient care and demonstrate empiric evidence of its benefits. Additionally, the conference strives to help improve healthcare provider resilience and decrease stress while improving patient outcomes and satisfaction.

For more information on CCARE, visit: http://ccare.stanford.edu/

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