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Videos About Empathy


Barack Obama and a New Spirit of Empathy -  Rough Cut 2  (1hr 49 min)
Compiled from about 40 of Obama's speeches and interviews, etc. on the topic of empathy. 
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y Edwin Rutsch


Michelle Obama on Empathy - Rough Cut 2   (30 min)
Compiled from 12 of Michelle Obama's speeches and interviews where she talks about empathy..  B
y Edwin Rutsch


 
The Colbert Report - Code Word Empathy
Steven Colbert makes fun of conservatives attacks on empathy.
 

 

Ashoka Empathy 101 Playlist
A series of 21 short interview clips taped at the Ashoka Conference where they asked people for tips about how to nurture empathy.

 

Mirror Neurons

Empathy and Mirror Neurons: PBS Nova
This excellent video explains the scientific and physiological basis of Empathy


On Youtube pt1
On Youtube pt2


About Mirror Neurons
Mirror neurons as source of empathy, Story of boy with Aspergers Syndrome , Interviews VS Ramachandra, Image of cheerleaders in mirrored room





Neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran talks about Mirror Neurons.




 

German TV Programs on Empathy (Empathie)

 

 

 

 Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care

 

"Patient care is more than just healing -- it's building a connection that encompasses mind, body and soul. If you could stand in someone else's shoes . . . hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them differently? CEO Toby Cosgrove, MD, shared this video, titled "Empathy," with the Cleveland Clinic staff during his 2012 State of the Clinic address on Feb. 27, 2013."

 

The Arts

Acting and Mirror Neurons
Mirror neurons as source of  empathy and how it relates to acting.  A panel of scientists and actors talk about empathy from their different points of view.


 

Thalia Goldstein: Developing Empathy Through Theatre
   http://vimeo.com/11845581
    Acting and the arts as a way of deepening empathy.
 

 

 



 


Evolution

See Several Excellent Videos with Frans de Waal
 

A recent report from The Wall Street Journal’s Science Journal columnist Robert Lee Hotz, on empathy in primates and other animals (”Tracing the Origins of Human Empathy”).
(Yawning, mirroring, Frans de Wal, Kevin Ochsner, brain studies, mirror neurons, identifying with certain close groups)

 


 

Oxytocin (Hormone-Nuerotransmitter)

The Empathy Gene: Are We Really Born Good or Evil?
Paul Zak, PhD, discusses the 'empathy' gene: oxytocin. Talks about oxytocin related to empathy and Berkeley Study. Oxytocin Hormone makes people more generous. People who have a gene variant have more receptors for oxytocin.



 

Women Genetically Programmed For Empathy (video)
As part of the study, researchers used a test called "Reading the Mind in Eyes" to determine which sex was better at making the instant assessment.
 
   





Fairness and Morality
 
Marco Iacoboni on Empathy and Fairness - Part 1
Mirror Neurons, mirroring, imitation.
Studies on monkeys show they value fairness
   
Marco Iacoboni on Empathy and Fairness - Part 2
   
Marco Iacoboni, a leading neuroscientist on Authors@Google
Author: Mirroring People
 
   
  Robert Wright: Non-Zero-Sumness, Empathy and Morality
 
   


Autism
 
1. Marco Iacoboni discusses the mirror neuron hypothesis of autism
2. Intersubjectivity and Mirror Neurons
 

 

Genetics

Empathetic Mice May Open Door to Decoding Autism

 

 


 


Social, Cultural, Historical Overview of Empathy


Jeremy Rifkin The Empathic Civilization

 

George Lakoff on Empathy
UC Berkeley Linguist talks about Obama and his value of empathy. Also, how empathy is the foundational value out of which caring, community, equality, responsibility, justice, etc. flow.
- Empathy, Sotomayor, and Democracy: The Conservative Stealth Strategy
 

Others

How the social brain experiences empathy
Top experts in the field give video taped presentations at conference in U. of Chicago

Empathy Training for Physicians
"Research shows good communication between doctor and patient is an essential part of a positive medical experience. Theater VCU partnered with the VCU School of Medicine in a program that teaches doctors how to effectively connect with their patients...."


Roots of Empathy - Learning for Life: Teaching your child empathy towards others
 




Roots of Empathy -  Babies teaching empathy



 

Bill Drayton - Ashoka - Applied Empathy
All young people need to be grasp and practices empathy leadership.


 

Dan Batson delivers an address on “empathy-altruism hypothesis"

 


Katie Couric's Notebook: Nature Meets Nurture and Empathy
From Brain and Creativity Institute at USC, Part of brain that controls empathy and moral behavior grounded in this area.


 

Empathy and the Brain - NICABM

  • Ruth Buczynski, PhD Interviews Rick Hanson, PhD about the evolution of the brain and the development and neuroscience of empathy.

  • Author of Buddha's Brain gives whirlwind history of the evolutionary development of empathy

  • Empathy and where it originates in thee brain?

    • how brain and nervous system evolved

    • development of relationship skills

    • bigger primate band the bigger

    • toolmakers

    • brain (cortex)  gets larger for social skills and empathy

    • humans are the most social and loving animals

    • 3 brain dedicated networks or circuits for empathy

      • 1. simulates others actions

        • mirror neuron like networks

      • 2. simulates others emotion

        • insula tacks internal state of body

        • gut feeling

        • simulate others emotions

      • 3. simulates others thoughts

        • prefrontal cortex

        • theory of mind

      • lots of breakthroughs in brains science

        • can thicken insula, by mediation, yoga, golf,



Empathy and Business

 

Harding & Yorke - Linking Empathy with Profit

 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8-MoPTDAnU