Watch Olga Klimecki’s presentation on the Neuroscience Of Empathy and Compassion at the 2012 Empathy and Compassion in Society conference to learn about the effects of empathy and compassion training. Her primary point, demonstrating the plasticity of the brain, is essentially that we can train ourselves to react a certain way. Our emotional reactions (and underlying … Read moreEmpathy and compassion training changes both behavior and brain
How to Get Involved
People often ask us how they can help. We don’t have specific job functions or positions at the foundation… yet. But the Avielle Foundation does need you! Here is how you can help.