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Kindness Enterprise

Research and translational program to harness the brain’s capacity for empathy as the foundation of kindness.

Empathy
Kindness
Compassion

THE SCIENCE OF KINDNESS

Cognitive neuroscience research to further our understanding of the science of kindness.

View Q & A series with Dr. Fratantoni, BrainHealth Neuroscientist.


PRACTICING KINDNESS

Innovative projects will include engagement programs to fortify and extend the practice of kindness.

Initial focus will be to leverage work already begun with the Children’s Kindness Network to teach kids kindness and empathy concepts that we will incorporate with training scenarios and a Moozie the cow avatar within Charisma™, a virtual social training platform.


WHO CAN BENEFIT

All ages, starting with pre-school and elementary school-aged children


THE ART OF KINDNESS

In celebration of World Kindness Day, the Kindness Enterprise hosts an art contest for high school and college students from across the Dallas area. This is an opportunity for students of all disciplines to engage with neuroscience in a way that is tangible. The contest provides a framework to reflect and process their experiences through art and the neuroscience of kindness.

“To find similarities in each other’s lives is to discover that we are all human. Empathy is more than an emotion — it is something we can practice, develop and strengthen every day of our lives,” explained by Brian Beaman, 2019 grand prize winner for his graphite piece, “Loving Embrace.”

View all of 2019 Art of Kindness photos.

View 2020 Art of Kindness Finalists

View all of 2020 Art of Kindness photos


WHAT’S COMING

Future funding will help the Kindness Enterprise expand to include more education programming, leadership engagement, robust research and even policy recommendations.