In this keynote address in June 2016, "Enchanting the Earth's Data with Meaning: Information and Emotion Channeled through Environmental Literature and Art," Scott Slovic shares some of the key concepts from Numbers and Nerves.
The mission of the Arithmetic of Compassion Website is to raise awareness of psychological obstacles to compassion, including psychic numbing, pseudoinefficacy, and the prominence effect. We also discuss how artists can use literature and art to overcome these obstacles to compassion in our Environmental Humanities page.
Read our Introduction to learn more.
We welcome scholars, journalists, students, and ordinary, concerned citizens to write blogs for our website that connect the concepts of the Arithmetic of Compassion to current events. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to submit a blog.