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Mirror Neurons, Evolution, and Eco-Empathy

  • Gary Olson
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Political Science book series (BRIEFSPOLITICAL, volume 10)

Abstract

In 2007, the aforementioned nonprofit Edge Foundation asked some of the world’s most eminent scientists, “What are you optimistic about? Why?” In response, the aforementioned neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni cited the proliferating experimental work into the neural mechanisms that reveal how humans are “wired for empathy.”

Keywords

Traumatic Brain Injury Mirror Neuron Frontotemporal Dementia Social Entrepreneurship Moral Sentiment 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary Olson
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  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceMoravian CollegeBethlehemUSA

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