The Bully Brain: The Science Behind Compassion

Sunday, May 21, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
Free with Museum Admission

How do neuroscientists think about empathy?  What interferes with our ability to act compassionately? How do mirror neurons, shame, and social media figure into this puzzle? Learn the answers to these questions and more as Dr. Laura Martocci explains the science behind bullying, and explores the possibility of compassion in cyberspace.