The Scientific Basis for Compassion, Part 1

July 14, 2014

A “Day of Science and Learning” with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and part of the Seeds of Compassion tour on Friday April 11 from 9:00 — 11:00 a.m. The Dalai Lama joined a panel of leading researchers to discuss the quantitative benefits of compassion. Held on the University of Washington campus, the event included Daniel Goleman, author of “Emotional Intelligence,” who moderated a panel including Andrew Meltzoff, co-director, University of Washington Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences; Richard Davidson, director, Laboratory of Affective Neuroscience; Alicia Lieberman, president, Board of Directors, Zero to Three; and Daniel Siegel, author of “The Mindful Brain” and “Parenting from the Inside Out.”