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Title The compassionate instinct : the science of human goodness / edited by Dacher Keltner, Jason Marsh, and Jeremy Adam Smith.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    155.232 COM    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    155.232 COM    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 316 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The scientific roots of human goodness. The compassionate instinct / Dacher Keltner ; The evolution of empathy / Frans B.M. de Wall ; Peace among primates / Robert M. Sapolsky ; Hope on the battlefield / Dave Grossman ; Political primates / Christopher Boehm ; The forgiveness instinct / Michael E. McCullough ; The new science of forgiveness / Everett L. Worthington, Jr. ; Brain trust / Michael Kosfeld ; Pay it forward / Robert A. Emmons ; Wired to be inspired / Jonathan Haidt -- How to cultivate goodness in relationships with friends, family, coworkers, and neighbors. Feeling like partners / Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, and Neera Mehta ; Love, honor, and thank / Jess Alberts and Angela Trethewey ; Stumbling toward gratitude / Catherine Price ; The choice to forgive / Fred Luskin ; Compassion across cubicles / Jill Suttie ; Are you a jerk at work? / Robert I. Sutton ; A feeling for fiction / Keith Oatley ; A different view / Alfie Kohn ; Can I trust you? : a conversation between Paul Ekman and his daughter Eve / Jason Marsh ; Hot to help / Daniel Goleman -- How to cultivate goodness in society and politics. We are all bystanders / Dacher Kaltner and Jason Marsh ; The cost of apathy : an interview with Robert Reich / Jason Marsh ; The activism cure / Meredith Maran ; America's trust fall / Jeremy Adam Smith and Pamela Paxton ; The power paradox / Dacher Keltner ; Edible ethics : an interview with Michael Pollan / Jason Marsh ; The hot spot / Lisa Bennett ; In search of the moral voice / Jason Marsh ; Making peace through apology / Aaron Lazare ; Truth + reconciliation / Desmond tutu ; Why is there peace? / Steven Pinker ; The morality of global giving : an interview with Jan Egeland / Jason Marsh ; Global compassion : a conversation between the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman / Paul Ekman ; The heroine with one thousand faces / Lisa Bennett ; The banality of heroism / Zeno Franco and Philip Zimbardo.
Summary Leading scientists and science writers reflect on the life-changing, perspective-changing, new science of human goodness.
Subject Helping behavior.
Interpersonal relations.
Added Author Keltner, Dacher.
Marsh, Jason.
Smith, Jeremy Adam, 1970-
ISBN 9780393337280 (pbk.)
0393337286 (pbk.)

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