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The Neuroscience of Empathy with Dr. Richard Davidson

Season 2, Ep. 14

Are we naturally caring or divisive as human-beings? 


Dr. Richard Davidson, the founder of Center for Healthy Minds, explains we are hard-wired to build connections. He also teaches us how to cultivate well-being through four easy steps.


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Healthy Minds Program Meditation App 


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