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Researchers turn to newlywed couples to unravel questions about the chemistry of empathy and bonding

Love can make us do crazy things. It often prompts us to behave in counterintuitive ways, like, for example, placing the wellbeing of our loved ones above our own. But why? Such altruism has perplexed and intrigued scientists for centuries. A new study out of UC Santa Barbara explores how an individual's genetics and brain … Continue reading Researchers turn to newlywed couples to unravel questions about the chemistry of empathy and bonding

How empathy can help you create a better work culture

Empathy is one of those things that can help in any part of life whether it’s your family, friends, that special person and even also at work. Understanding what empathy is and how it effects people took me long time. I struggle with human interactions and I am not ashamed to admit it, so I … Continue reading How empathy can help you create a better work culture

Empathy and Emotional Intelligence at Work | GGSC | Empathy Magazine

One of the key insights from the science of happiness is that our own personal happiness depends heavily on our relationships with others. By tuning into the needs of other people, we actually enhance our own emotional well-being. The same is true within organizations: those that foster trusting, cooperative relationships are more likely to have … Continue reading Empathy and Emotional Intelligence at Work | GGSC | Empathy Magazine

Developing Empathy through Service-Learning | Empathy Magazine

In contrast, I was hoping that through this experience at Washington, my students would develop something more critical to their future, and the future of the children in their classrooms: empathy. To develop empathy, however, my students would need to learn to listen carefully and with respect to the experiences of people who are different … Continue reading Developing Empathy through Service-Learning | Empathy Magazine

Empathy Technologies Like VR, AR & Social Media Can Transform Education – Jennifer Carolan

In The Better Angels of Our Nature, Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker makes the case for reading as a “technology for perspective-taking” that has the capacity to not only evoke people’s empathy but also expand it. “The power of literacy,” as he argues “get[s] people in the habit of straying from their parochial vantage points” while … Continue reading Empathy Technologies Like VR, AR & Social Media Can Transform Education – Jennifer Carolan

Out with the bro, in with the pro: Embracing empathy at work  | Empathy Magazine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHkMrecoxaY Source: Out with the bro, in with the pro: Embracing empathy at work  | Empathy Magazine

Empathetic Listening Can Improve Health Care & Treatment Recommendations – Maggie Leung

It is critical for physicians to respond appropriately with empathy to support families during a difficult time. Care conferences are discussions held between physicians and families to discuss medical treatment plans and decisions, and often involve high-stake decision-making, which can be emotionally stressing for the family. Past studies have found that physicians in the adult … Continue reading Empathetic Listening Can Improve Health Care & Treatment Recommendations – Maggie Leung

Lessons In Emotional Control We Can Learn From The Women’s U.S. Open Final – Renita Kalhorn

The 2018 women's U.S. Open final had the potential to showcase incredible tennis. Serena Williams was making a bid to tie Margaret Court’s record for 24 Grand Slam titles. Naomi Osaka, 16 years her junior, was vying to be the first Grand Slam winner from Japan. Instead, we saw a lot of drama, controversy and a … Continue reading Lessons In Emotional Control We Can Learn From The Women’s U.S. Open Final – Renita Kalhorn

10 Quotes that Will Change the Way You See and Treat People Today – Marc Chernoff

During my competitive cross-country running days it wasn’t uncommon for me to run five miles at five o’clock in the morning and another nine miles at nine o’clock at night, five days a week. I was competitive. I wanted to win races. And I was smart enough to know that if I dedicated myself to … Continue reading 10 Quotes that Will Change the Way You See and Treat People Today – Marc Chernoff

How feeling young at heart impacts your overall health – Evelyn Lewin

We all know people who seem years – nay, decades – younger than their biological age. Children's book author Susanne Gervay is one of them. She's 66 but feels more in her mid-20s. Rather than slowing down, her career continues to escalate. In her spare time she's often jogging around her local park or doing … Continue reading How feeling young at heart impacts your overall health – Evelyn Lewin

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