Empathy for Strangers, Prisoner Reform, Yoga
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 494
- Feb 17, 2015 2:00 pm
- 2:21:22 mins
EMPATHY FOR STRANGERS Dr. Jeff Mogil, a professor of psychology at the University of McGill, described hs research into empathy between strangers. Matt also spoke to Bill Hulterstrom, the President and CEO of United Way of Utah County, about being charitable. He says many well-intended people are impulsive or reactive with their charity, rather than being proactive. Proactive charity is not only more effective, it can be more convenience because it can be scheduled and better coordinated. PRISONER REFORM Professor of Sociology, Stephen Bahr, discusses how programs can help people in prison tremain out of the system once they are released. One such program is called Real Victory. YOGA Yoga instructor Heather Wing explained what yoga is and how it can help with health.