Neuroscience & Compassion with Dr. James Doty


Dr. James Doty shares the amazing story of how a trip to a local magic shop when he was 12 led him down a path to learn about the power of meditation and compassion. He also discusses the neuroscience of stress, the science of of “woo woo” and the practical application of compassion, and meditation. Dr. Doty is a neurosurgeon at founder of the Center for Compassion and Contemplative Care at Stanford University and the author of A Trip to the Magic Shop Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart 

For more, check out Mindfulness in The Digital Age with Jon Kabat-Zinn here.

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