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Title:  Functional neural plasticity and associated changes in positive affect after compassion training.
DOI or Website Link:  doi:10.1093/cercor/bhs142
Publication:  Cerebral Cortex
Authors:   
  • Klimecki, O. M., 
  • Leiberg, S., 
  • Lamm, C.,  
  • Singer, T.
Date:   2013
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Citation: 
Klimecki, O. M., Leiberg, S., Lamm, C., & Singer, T. (2013). Functional neural plasticity and associated changes in positive affect after compassion training. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 23(7), 1552–61. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhs142

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(WEISZ 2016)*


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Topic Area: (In which field / sector / perspective was this study conducted?)


Definition(How was empathy defined?)


Benefits(Were any benefits of empathy mentioned?)


Criticisms  (Were any criticisms, negative effects or risks of empathy mentioned?)


Methods(What were the methods used to train empathy?)
  •  Experiential
  • Attended 1-day course of loving kindness mediation


Target Group:  (Who participated in this study / training?)
  • Adults

Measurements(About the assessment: How was the change in empathy measured before/after the intervention/method?) 


Result: (What was the result?)
  • Increased positive affect in response to distress, and increased activity in brain regions supporting affiliation and positive affect (WEISZ 2016)*
     

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