Archive for the ‘pro-social’ Category
This is a fascinating, if short, article in New Scientist magazine. Exposure to robots in the movies and television could affect our ability to empathise with synthetic beings, suggests a study of the brain regions thought to be responsible for our ability to relate to each other. The team found that the MNS [mirror neuron […]
As a follow-up to the last message, here’s a TED video of Daniel Goleman speaking on compassion. This is pro-social science—very nice!
It’s generally futile if not destructive and here’s why… What, exactly, is this “machine”? A few minutes spent studying the politics of the group who took the coveted Christmas Number One slot in the UK Singles Chart in 2009 (see Rage Against the Machine on Wikipedia) makes it clear that what they’re against is the […]