The Empathy Foundation Network

Growing empathy for a peaceful world

May 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Mindsight - Dan Siegel's book adds great perspectives on empathy

I've been very impressed recently by Dr Dan Siegel's work, on many levels. I've been particularly fascinated by the similarities which he spotted between the effect on the pre-frontal cortex of the brain of secure attachment and of mindfulness practices. Absolutely fascinating. I highly recommend reading his book Mindsight - very illuminating about the nature of the pre-frontal cortex, which is the neurological centre of empathy.

You'll find a review of…


Added by Alice Aird on May 20, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Kindred Magazine Fantastic Offer

Added by Alice Aird on May 14, 2012 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Centre of the Developing Child

I want to share this site called the the Centre of the Developing Child at Harvard University.  It has lots of great information, videos and interactive sections that clearly and simply explain the link between early childhood experiences and developing brain architecture of the child.  This is a site you can return to again and again as it is always being updated.  Subsrcibe to their newsletter to keep up to…


Added by Rita Johnston on May 1, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

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