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“Motivation, Capacity, And The Limits Of Compassion” By Daryl Cameron, PhD - YouTube


In this lecture, Daryl Cameron, PhD, presents: “Motivation, Capacity, and the Limits of Compassion.” This event is an hour-long lecture followed by questions from the audience.

Daryl Cameron is an Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Iowa. He received his Ph.D. in 2013 from the University of North Carolina, and has been a Fellow at the Duke University Kenan Institute for Ethics, and at Stanford CCARE. He received his B.A. in Philosophy and Psychology in 2006 from the College of William & Mary. His research focuses on causes and consequences of empathy and compassion. In particular, he focuses on motivational factors that inhibit empathy toward large-scale crises (e.g., natural disasters, genocides) and stigmatized targets (e.g., drug addicts). His research is funded by the National Science Foundation.

For more information about CCARE, visit: http://ccare.stanford.edu/