Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society. View the full video of Jeremy Rifkin’s talk at the RSA. … Continue reading The Empathic Civilisation
Home | Training | Contact | Coaching | Blog | NLPNZ | Subscription In this Issue How to build great relationships Business NLP: Know thy self and others for long term success New Code NLP: The Modern Approach Rapport Building: Insight into raising voice tone to build rapport Video – How does the theatre of the mind could be generated by the machinery of the brain? Podcast – Dr. Michael Arbib on Mirror Neurons NLP Foundations Training – Brisbane, starts 15/July. Last chance to beat the price rise. More details Essential NLP Training – Auckland, starts 15/Sep. Early Bird Finishes … Continue reading 2010/Jun-Jul
Added by Mark Spencer, ITANLP Trainer, Educator and Coach A mirror neuron is a neuron that fires both when an animal or human acts and also when the human or animal observes the same action performed by another. From an NLP perspective, we would say that the functions of Mirroring were discovered 20 years earlier by Grinder and Bandler during the earliest days of the creation of NLP and it took some years for the Scientific community and the associated instruments (such as fMRI) to prove or rediscover them. Brain Science Podcast #39: Michael Arbib on Mirror Neurons Originally Posted … Continue reading Podcast: Michael Arbib on Mirror Neurons
Many of the skills that Derren Brown is using are pure genius. Not everything here is meant to be done at home – that is not our intention for showing these. These videos are brilliant examples in some cases of deep rapport, language skills and anchoring – showing just how things can happen. You will notice that in most of the cases where Derren is primarily involed, he is extremely focused on the subject and very congruent with what he is doing. As to Derren’s intentions, the only time I have seen him share this was in one presentation, he … Continue reading Derren Brown with Saachi and Saachi, Rapport and Mirroing
Loneliness is infectious according to a study cited in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology for Dec/09. http://www.apa.org/journals/psp Is this the work of those Mirror Neurons again? “Before losing their friends, lonely people transmit feelings of loneliness to their remaining friends, who also become lonely. Because loneliness is associated with mental and physical diseases that can shorten life, Cacioppo said it is important for people to recognize loneliness and help those affected before they move away to the edges.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology for Dec/09. http://www.apa.org/journals/psp/ Any wonder our mothers told us to stay away from people … Continue reading Loneliness is infectious – Is this the work of those Mirror Neurons again?
Professor John Bradshaw from Monash University in Melbourne discusses how some people when observing distress and pain in others experience it themselves. Or why, when we see people yawn we are compelled to do the same thing.
Professor John Bradshaw
School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine,
As interviewed by Robyn Williams. Full transcript and audio is at