STEPHEN G. POST, PhD, is professor of preventive medicine and director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University. He is a leader in the study of altruism, compassion, and love and president of the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love. Post is the author (with JillNeimark) of the widely praised Why Good Things Happen to Good People.
Stephen Post, author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People talks with Cassandra Vieten about the science of love, compassion, and forgiveness. He sites scientific studies which reveal the human need to live compassionately.
The Exciting New Research that Proves the Link Between Doing Good and Living a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life
by Jill Neimark and Stephen Post, PhD
A longer life. A happier life. A healthier life. Above all, a life that matters—so that when you leave this world, you’ll have changed it for the better. If science said you could have all this just by altering one behavior, would you?