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Day 03/12/2014

Rethinking Our Assumptions About the Role of Self-Interest In Human Evolution — Our Brains Are Wired For Compassion …*

Enjoy this lovely short video featuring professor of psychology and founding faculty director of the Greater Good Science CenterDacher Keltner, who prompts us to rethink our assumptions about human evolution and to redefine human self-interest. Far from being predisposed to selfishness, greed and competition our nervous systems are (and have been for a long time) set up for compassion, generosity and empathy.

rethink & be kind …*

Hat Tip: Your Brain Is Built For Kindness via The Science of Us

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