“Why aren’t we more compassionate?” asks psychologist Daniel Goleman. By studying human brain function, neuroscientists have proven that humans are wired to empathize. Yet the preoccupation with self often usurps the natural inclination to help others. It’s time to pay attention, asserts Goleman, and redirect your focus toward your fellow human beings. getAbstract recommends you pay attention to this enlightening lecture.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why people show less compassion toward others than dictated by nature,
- What dangers and consequences accompany self-focus, and
- What benefits ensue when people are compassionate toward one another.
About the Speaker
Psychologist Daniel Goleman is a former New York Times journalist. He wrote Emotional Intelligence.
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