Further Into the Magic Shop: Delving Into the Heart and Science of Compassion

Further Into the Magic Shop: Delving Into the Heart and Science of Compassion
Friday Afternoon Breakout
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James R. Doty, MD, is a professor in the neurosurgery department at Stanford University and is the founder and director of the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research, of which His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the founding benefactor. In this breakout session, Dr. Doty will review meditation techniques that science has shown strengthen the connection between the head and the heart, improving health, wellness, and relationships. You will dive further into the neuroscience of compassion, explore how the cultivation of compassion affects the brain-heart connection, and engage in a Q and A with this distinguished expert.

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James R. Doty, MD

James R. Doty, MD

James R. Doty, MD, is a professor in the neurosurgery department at Stanford University School of Medicine and the founder and director of the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research—of which His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the founding benefactor. His research focuses on the neural basis of compassion... [Read more]

 


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