Simon Nightingale on neuroscience and psychology of empathy, 13 February

The Chair of Shropshire Humanist Group, Dr Simon Nightingale, will talk to the Shrewsbury Interfaith Forum on the Neuroscience and Psychology of Empathy, at the United Reformed Church in Shrewsbury on Tuesday 13 February, at 1.00 pm.

The talk will cover many aspects of empathy, including psychology, neurobiology, genetics, evolutionary psychology and pathology (for example, psychopathy), as well as its huge importance in human relationships. The talk will be followed by discussion.

Everyone is welcome.

Please note this event is not organised by SHG.


20 November meeting: Simon Nightingale on Empathy

Simon_NightingaleSimon Nightingale, Consultant in Neurology and SHG member: The Neuro-psychology of Empathy.

What is empathy? Is it important? Why does it vary between different people? Is it the product of nature or nurture? What happens when it is lost?

Thursday 20 November at 7.30 pm at The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG. All are welcome. Donations are requested to cover the cost of room hire, refreshments etc.

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