Psychology & Psychiatry

Altruism can be trained

Whether regarding climate change and its consequences, the refugee crisis or the unfair distribution of wealth, when looking for solutions to these global challenges, the decisions of individuals, such as their willingness ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Compassion training may up resilience to others' suffering

(HealthDay)—Compassion meditation can increase the visual preference for suffering while attenuating neural responses in regions of the brain associated with valence and empathic distress, according to a study published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Six common misconceptions about meditation

Meditation has been hailed as a way to boost mental health, help chronic pain, reduce stress and build a new appreciation for the world around us.

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