The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds has began a study that asks how video games can cultivate altruism, kindness, and empathy.
Day: December 20, 2013
My time as an addict gave me the best gift I could have never thought to ask for: it granted me the deepest of compassion and empathy for every living being.
Up in the northern Sierra Nevada, the ecologist Richard Karban is trying to learn an alien language. The sagebrush plants that dot these slopes speak to one another, using words no human knows. Karban, who teaches at the University of California, Davis, is listening in, and he’s beginning to understand what they say.
Searching for alternatives to the failed war on drugs, the Government of Guatemala is looking at poppy production in a legal and controlled manner. President Otto Perez Molina’s was the only voice raised in the Western Hemisphere in support of the Government of Uruguay authorizing the legalization of marijuana.