Category Archives: Peace and Justice

Roots of Empathy in Scotland

STV reports ‘Baby teachers’ to give empathy lessons to Scots children with new Roots of Empathy initiative

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Steve Pinker Interview Decline of Violence

Gareth Cook interviews neuroscientist Steve Pinker in the Scientific American article History and the Decline of Human Violence

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Huffington Post Commentary includes Roots of Empathy

Myriam Miedzian incorporates Roots of Empathy in her Huffington Post article titled:“What Part of Prevention Do Americans Not Understand: A Case Study”

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NEUROSCIENCE AND THE CHANGING MEDIA STEREOTYPES OF MUSLIMS

David Tutt, in the blog Intersections, reports: Popular film and television has relied on stereotypical portrayals of Muslims and Arabs since its existence. There is, however, a quiet revolution afoot inside television and film, and the predictable box of the … Continue reading

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Roots of Empathy to receive 4 million in BC province

Metro local news story by David Proctor where British Columbia Premier Christy Clark announces Roots of Empathy programs will receive four million in next five years to help prevent bullying

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The Science Network Presents Braintrust: A public conversation about Morality and the Brain

This conversation was recorded at Havemeyer Hall, Columbia University March 30, 2011 and presented by NeuWrite, with generous support from The Dana Foundation, Society for Neuroscience, and Columbia University.

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Mary Gordon to speak at TEDXGoldenGateED June 11

Roots of Empathy founder and REA Conference speaker Mary Gordon will present June 11 in San Francisco at the TEDxGoldenGateED. The conference is organized around the theme Compassion and Education and includes a diverse field of speakers about what science … Continue reading

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