James R. Doty is a clinical professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, an affiliate of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute. He is the author of "Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart."
In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with James R. Doty about his memoir “Into the Magic Shop.” They discuss the significance of childhood stress, the possibility of changing one’s core beliefs about oneself, the relationship between surgeons and their patients, the nature of compassion, the Dalai Lama, the relationship between wealth and empathy, the worsening problem of social inequality, the physiology of compassion, the broken healthcare system in the U.S., and other topics. SUBSCRIBE to continue listening and gain access to all content on samharris.org/subscribe  
This is our eleventh episode for 'Interlude: ARMY,' a podcast created by ARMY for ARMY. In episode 11, Rosan (xCeleste) and Jose (JoseOchoaTV) talk about IU x SUGA collab, their Youtube streams + vlive & more! They also had the honor to interview Dr. James R. Doty, a clinical professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University. He is the author of, “Into the Magic Shop” The book BTS referenced during their Love Yourself: Tear era. Episodes will be posted every week with more exclusive content on the Himalaya app, so stay tuned! ►Guests:Dr. James R. Doty (http://ccare.stanford.edu/about/people/ccare-staff/)► Host/Emcee:Rosan (Twitter) (Instagram)Jose (Twitter) (Instagram)► Producer: Rosan, Jose► Executive Producer:Charlene Pae (Twitter) (Instagram)Emily Haydel (Twitter) (Instagram)► Logo:Ivy (Instagram)? STAY CONNECTED:► TWITTER:https://twitter.com/INTERLUDEARMYPD? ARMY Fanchant (Outro): Destiynee Lansangan, Ella Alexander, Jada, Lexi Jams, Maria Funes, Mariana Villarreal Silva, Marilia Fausto, Namu's Moonchild, Tania
Dr. Doty talks about the childhood experience that led to his determination to become a neurosurgeon and author. Dr. Doty shares his insight on how we can change our lives by changing our brains and hearts through compassion and affirmation.
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Dec 1st, 1955
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