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James Doty



James R. Doty, MD, is an American neurosurgeon, professor, and author dedicated to the science and application of compassion. He founded the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), where he has developed therapeutic interventions addressing self-worth, stress, and anxiety that have been adopted throughout the world.

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Conversations on Compassion with Eckhart Tolle

In this dialogue CCARE’s founder and director, Dr. James Doty, will ask Eckhart Tolle about his life’s work and what role compassion may have played.

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Why Kindness Heals

Dr. Doty shares a new science of kindness that will help all of us, physicians and patients alike, to see in new ways how and why kindness heals and even more importantly how being kind results in one living a longer and happier life.

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The Science of Compassion: Dr. James Doty at TEDxUNPlaza

James R. Doty, M.D. is the founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University, of which His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the founding benefactor.

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Hacking Your Brain for Happiness - James Doty - TEDxSacramento

Dr. James Doty explains the neurological benefits of Compassion. “Project Compassion” has now turned into a leading research and educational institution and the only institution solely focused on the study of Compassion, Altruism and Empathy.

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The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science

How do we define compassion? Is it an emotional state, a motivation, a dispositional trait, or a cultivated attitude? How does it compare to altruism and empathy? Chapters in this Handbook present critical scientific evidence about compassion in numerous conceptions.

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The Science of Compassion

The field of compassion science has surged in the past decade as researchers are studying a myriad of powerful ways compassion practices can improve health and strengthen relationships.

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How Compassion Can Save the World - Dr. James Doty - TEDxMenloCollege

James R. Doty, M.D. is the founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University of which His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the founding benefactor.

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Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart

Growing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed and paralyzed by a stroke.

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Conversations on Compassion, with Amma

The Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education (CCARE) at Stanford University presents a dialogue between CCARE's founder and director, Dr. James Doty, and Mata Amritanandamayi who is better known as Amma (or Mother). In this one and a half hour dialogue, Dr.

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Real Magic

Short article on Dr. Doty's childhood magic wooden box. Inside his magic box he kept a copy of Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People.

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