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Conflict Tipping Podcast 24: Getting enough sleep and time traveling

Laura May is joined by Dr. Patricia Cernadas Curotto, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Geneva interested in compassion, conflict resolution, inter-group relations, and emotions. Laura attempts to convince Patricia to add kite surfing to her interests as they dive into Patricia’s research:

  • 💑 How sleep deprivation affects even “perfect” relationships.
  • 🧐 The connection between basic needs like sleep and handling conflicts.
  • ⏰ Time travel: Pro-social behavior and projecting into the future.
  • 🤗 How compassion-based meditation can assist with conflict resolution.
  • 👥 Patricia’s research on compassion towards disliked individuals and its challenges.

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Laura May

Laura is a freelancer, former Executive Director of the International Mediation Institute and a negotiation and mediation lecturer.  Her doctoral research asked “in what ways does blame make villains in politics” and covered the gamut from literature studies and linguistics to psychology and neuroscience, victimology to political science.  Her expertise includes emotions,… MORE >

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