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The Oxford handbook of compassion science

Author: Emma SeppalaEmiliana Simon-ThomasStephanie L BrownMonica C WorlineC Daryl CameronAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Oxford library of psychology
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With contributions from well-established scholars as well as young rising stars in the field, this Handbook bridges a wide variety of diverse perspectives, research methodologies, and theory, and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Seppala; Emiliana Simon-Thomas; Stephanie L Brown; Monica C Worline; C Daryl Cameron; James R Doty
ISBN: 9780190464684 0190464682
OCLC Number: 1036298635
Description: xxii, 526 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: PrefaceJames R. DotyPart One: Introduction Chapter 1: The Landscape of Compassion: Definitions and Scientific ApproachesJennifer L. Goetz and Emiliana Simon-ThomasChapter 2: Compassion in Context: Tracing the Buddhist Roots of Secular, Compassion-Based Contemplative ProgramsBrooke D. LavelleChapter 3: The Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis: What and So What?C. Daniel BatsonChapter 4: Is Global Compassion Achievable?Paul Ekman and Eve EkmanPart Two: Developmental Approaches Chapter 5: Compassion in ChildrenTracy L. Spinrad and Nancy EisenbergChapter 6: Parental Brain: The Crucible of CompassionJames E. Swain and S. Shaun HoChapter 7: Adult Attachment and Compassion: Normative and Individual Difference ComponentsMario Mikulincer and Phillip R. ShaverChapter 8: Compassion-Focused ParentingJames N. KirbyPart Three: Psychophysiological and Biological Approaches Chapter 9: The Compassionate BrainOlga M. Klimecki and Tania SingerChapter 10: Two Factors that Fuel Compassion: The Oxytocin System and the Social Experience of Moral ElevationSarina Rodrigues SaturnChapter 11: The Impact of Compassion Meditation Training on the Brain and Prosocial BehaviorHelen Y. Weng, Brianna Schuyler, and Richard J. DavidsonChapter 12: Cultural neuroscience of compassion and empathyJoan Y. ChiaoChapter 13: Compassionate Neurobiology and HealthStephanie L. Brown and R. Michael BrownChapter 14: The Roots of Compassion: An Evolutionary and Neurobiological PerspectiveC. Sue Carter, Inbal Ben-Ami Bartal, and Eric C. PorgesChapter 15: Vagal pathways: Portals to CompassionStephen W. PorgesPart Four: Compassion Interventions Chapter 16: Empathy Building Interventions: A Review of Existing Work and Suggestions for Future DirectionsErika Weisz and Jamil ZakiChapter 17: Studies of Training Compassion: What Have We Learned, What Remains Unknown?Alea C. Skwara, Brandon G. King, and Clifford D. SaronChapter 18: The Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) ProgramPhilippe R. Goldin and Hooria JazaieriChapter 19: From Specific to General: The Biological Effects of Cognitively-Based Compassion TrainingJennifer Mascaro, Lobsang Tenzin Negi, and Charles L. RaisonPart Five: Social Psychological and Sociological Approaches Chapter 20: Compassion Collapse: Why We Are Numb to NumbersC. Daryl CameronChapter 21: The Cultural Shaping of CompassionBirgit Koopman-Holm and Jeanne L. TsaiChapter 22: Enhancing compassion: Social psychological perspectivesPaul Condon and David DeStenoChapter 23: Empathy, compassion, and social relationshipsMark H. DavisChapter 24: The Class-Compassion Gap: How Socioeconomic Factors Influence CompassionPaul K. Piff and Jake P. MoskowitzChapter 25: Changes Over Time in Compassion-Related Variables in the United StatesSasha Zarins and Sara KonrathChapter 26: To Help or Not to Help: Goal Commitment and the Goodness of CompassionMichael J. PoulinPart Six: Clinical Approaches Chapter 27: Self-Compassion and Psychological Well-beingKristin Neff and Christopher GermerChapter 28: Compassion Fatigue ResilienceCharles R. Figley and Kathleen Regan FigleyChapter 29: Compassion Fears, Blocks and Resistances: An Evolutionary InvestigationPaul Gilbert and Jennifer MascaroPart Seven: Applied CompassionChapter 30: Organizational Compassion: Manifestations Through OrganizationsKim CameronChapter 31: How Leaders Shape Compassion Processes in OrganizationsMonica C. Worline and Jane E. DuttonChapter 32: Compassion in HealthcareSue Shea and Christos LionisChapter 33: A Call for Compassion and Care in Education: Toward a More Comprehensive ProSocial Framework for the FieldBrooke D. Lavelle, Lisa Flook, and Dara G. GhahremaniChapter 34: Heroism: Social Transformation Through Compassion in ActionPhilip G. Zimbardo, Emma Seppala, and Zeno FrancoChapter 35: Social Dominance and Leadership: The mediational effect of Compassion Daniel Martin and Yotam HeinebergIndex
Series Title: Oxford library of psychology
Responsibility: edited by Emma M. Seppälä, Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Stephanie L. Brown, Monica C. Worline, C. Daryl Cameron, James R. Doty


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