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

Published New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2010]
©2010

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 UniM BioMed  155.232 COMP    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xx, 316 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1 Scientific Roots of Human Goodness -- Introduction 5 -- Compassionate Instinct / Dacher Keltner 8 -- Evolution of Empathy / Frans B. M. de Waal 16 -- Peace among Primates / Robert M. Sapolsky 26 -- Hope on the Battlefield / Dave Grossman 36 -- Political Primates / Christopher Boehm 45 -- Forgiveness Instinct / Michael E. McCullough 51 -- New Science of Forgiveness / Everett L. Worthington Jr. 62 -- Brain Trust / Michael Kosfeld 72 -- Pay It Forward / Robert A. Emmons 77 -- Wired to Be Inspired / Jonathan Haidt 86 -- Part 2 How To Cultivate Goodness In Relationships With Friends, Family, Coworkers, and Neighbors -- Introduction 97 -- Feeling Like Partners / Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Neera Mehta 100 -- Love, Honor, and Thank / Jess Alberts, Angela Trethewey 111 -- Stumbling toward Gratitude / Catherine Price 118 -- Choice to Forgive / Fred Luskin 126 -- Compassion across Cubicles / Jill Suttie 133 -- Are You a Jerk at Work? / Robert I. Sutton 140 -- A Feeling for Fiction / Keith Oatley 150 -- A Different View / Alfie Kohn 157 -- Can I Trust You? A Conversation between Paul Ekman and His Daughter Eve / Jason Marsh 161 -- Hot to Help / Daniel Goleman 171 -- Part 3 How To Cultivate Goodness in Society and Politics -- Introduction 177 -- We Are All Bystanders / Dacher Keltner, Jason Marsh 179 -- Cost of Apathy: An Interview with Robert Reich / Jason Marsh 190 -- Activism Cure / Meredith Maran 195 -- America's Trust Fall / Jeremy Adam Smith, Pamela Paxton 203 -- Power Paradox / Dacher Keltner 213 -- Edible Ethics: An Interview with Michael Pollan / Jason Marsh 223 -- Hot Spot / Lisa Bennett 230 -- In Search of the Moral Voice / Jason Marsh 239 -- Making Peace through Apology / Aaron Lazare 246 -- Truth + Reconciliation / Desmond Tutu 255 -- Why Is There Peace? / Steven Pinker 260 -- Morality of Global Giving: An Interview with Jan Egeland / Jason Marsh 267 -- Global Compassion: A Conversation between the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman / Paul Ekman 274 -- Heroine with One Thousand Faces / Lisa Bennett 283 -- Banality of Heroism / Zeno Franco, Philip Zimbardo 287.
Summary Leading scientists and science writers reflect on the life-changing, perspective-changing, new science of human goodness.
Other author Keltner, Dacher.
Marsh, Jason.
Smith, Jeremy Adam, 1970-
Subject Altruism.
Compassion.
Helping behavior.
Interpersonal relations.
ISBN 9780393337280 (paperback)