Tag Archives: empathy

Can meditation help us to do good?

Many people think that meditation can not only have an impact on stress and illness, but can also improve prosociality. But meditation and prosociality are multi-dimensional constructs: so what exactly are we talking about here?  Listen to my conversation with Dr Ute Kreplin at the School of Psychology, Massey University in New Zealand as we […]

How do 3-4 year olds think about hide and seek?

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind By Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson Buy on Amazon Have you played hide and seek with a small child and found them in seconds as they sit in the middle of the room with their eyes covered, convinced that you can’t see […]

Is human language underpinned by gestures?

The Recursive Mind: The Origins of Human Language, Thought, and Civilization – Updated Edition By Michael C. Corballis Buy on Amazon In this episode, I talk with Emeritus Professor Michael Corballis, who is based at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Professor Corballis is an internationally acclaimed scholar and one of his most recent accolades […]