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Roots of Empathy

Changing the World Child by Child

Roots of Empathy( )
Author: Gordon, Mary
Foreword by: Siegel, Daniel J.
ISBN:978-1-61519-154-3
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:Experiment LLC, The
Book Format:Ebook
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Roots of Empathy--an evidence-based program developed in 1996 by longtime educator and social entrepreneur Mary Gordon--has already reached more than a million children in 14 countries, including Canada, the US, Japan, Australia, and the UK. Now, as The New York Times reports that "empathy lessons are spreading everywhere amid concerns over the pressure on students from high-stakes tests and a race to college that starts in kindergarten," Mary Gordon explains the value of and...
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Pages:312
Author Biography
Gordon, Mary (Author)
Daniel J. Siegel was born on September 2, 1957. He is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and executive director of the Mindsight Institute. He received a medical degree from Harvard Medical School and his post-graduate medical education at UCLA. His training is in pediatrics and child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. Siegel was the recipient of the UCLA psychiatry department's teaching award and several honorary fellowships for his work as director of UCLA's training program in child psychiatry and the Infant and Preschool Service at UCLA.

He is the author of several books on parenting and child development including The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being, The Developing Mind: Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, and Parenting from the Inside Out, which he co-wrote with Mary Hartzell. Siegel is known as a mindfulness expert and for his work developing the field of Interpersonal Neurobiology which is an interdisciplinary view of life experience. He is the author of Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence--The Groundbreaking Meditation Practice.

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