The social brain and its superpowers: Matthew Lieberman,Ph.D. at TEDxStLouis see youtube The Heart-Brain Connection: The Neuroscience of Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning
Neuroscientist Matthew Lieberman explains that through his studies he's learned that our kryptonite is ignoring the importance of our social superpowers and by building on our social intuition, we can make ourselves smarter, happier, and more productive. In this TEDx Talk, Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience that reveals that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental than our need for food or shelter and that the social pain and pleasure we experience has just as much impact as physical pain and pleasure.
Neuroscientist Richard Davidson presents his research on how social and emotional learning can affect the brain. see youtube Neuroscientist Richard Davidson presents his research on how social and emotional learning can affect the brain. Read more about the topic, including how to use social and emotional learning to stop bullying, on our Edutopia website
Intersubjectivity and Mirror Neurons Marco Iacoboni, M.D., Ph.D., discusses data on mirror neurons that suggest that their role in intersubjectivity may be more accurately described as allowing interdependence. This interdependence shapes the social interactions between people where the concrete encounter between self and other becomes shared existential meaning that connects them deeply. see youtube