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The case of delayed response

A child trips and falls. She raises her voice in a cry, but there is no one in the play area to take notice. Upon further inspection, she realizes that no real harm was done; her cry subsides. Sometime later, … Continue reading

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What an idiot

When you are nodding your head in sympathy to someone else’s sad tale, or pretending to smile at the poor joke they just told, all the while thinking to yourself, “what an idiot,” just recall the times others listened to … Continue reading

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The difference between empathy and sympathy

So eloquently put in this video that I’ll let the presenter and animation do the talking. Learned from: Dr Brené Brown (presenter) and Katy Davis (AKA Gobblynne) animation.

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