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Brain Training Could Make People More Compassionate
2013-05-23 09:53:58

People can actually become more compassionate and charitable with training, claim researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Investigating Healthy Minds.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.