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The Power of Empathy

Maybe it is because I am an introvert but I have often found it easier to fight for other people than for myself. Not that I am a pushover or anything other than determined about my own goals. 256 more words

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Empathy: More Than a Technique

“Whenever he gets in a fix, he reaches into his bag of tricks.” Felix the Cat Theme[1]

“You don’t know what it’s like to be me.”  Tom Petty… 423 more words


I know how you feel...

I know how you feel

Without a doubt this is my least favourite sentence. Whenever someone utters it at me, I get angry. Whenever I hear someone say it, I cringe. 199 more words


Video: "Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care"

“Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?”
- Henry David Thoreau

I first saw this video during my new employee orientation at the… 199 more words


Other humans

I have been finding lately that a conversation about empathy is a good starting point for workshops on any kind of business writing. It breaks the ice and gets people talking together about something of which everyone has some kind of experience. 679 more words

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The Social Neuroscience of Empathy

In recent decades, empathy research has blossomed into a vibrant and multidisciplinary field of study. The social neuroscience approach to the subject is premised on the idea that studying empathy at multiple levels (biological, cognitive, and social) will lead to a more comprehensive understanding of how… 163 more words


Human Empathy Through the Lens of Social Neuroscience

Empathy is the ability to experience and understand what others feel without confusion between oneself and others. Knowing what someone else is feeling plays a fundamental role in… 106 more words