SoulPancake, the brain child of some wonderful people (Rain Wilson + Devon Gundry) has recently released an episode on Empathy. Worth a watch (7:21 of your life). We won't give it away here, except for, we cried with the ladies show of love too. Enjoy! SoulPancake : Science of Empathy
Measuring empathy is difficult. Want to get a better understanding of how the experts measure empathy, check out the following questionnaire to see how you measure up. There are no trick answers, no rights or wrongs. Be honest with your answers. Empathy Quotient Worksheet These 60 questions created by Simon Baron-Cohen at ARC (the Autism Research Centre) at … Continue reading What’s your Empathy Quotient?
As I continue to ask people what their definition to empathy is, I've come to two conclusions. First, that thing about walking in another person's shoes that we were taught early on has stuck. Great job Mom's, Dad's Grandparents, and family members! My second finding, the act of defining empathy for some people appears to … Continue reading What’s your definition of empathy?
The Difference Between Sympathy and Empathy Of the two words, empathy is the more recent entry into the English language. Sympathy was in use for almost 300 years before empathy’s first written record in the nineteenth century. Read more over at Grammarly.com
Do you / did you have a relationship with your grandparents? Image source: Grandparents.com Share your answer with us on Twitter @TheEmpathyLab!
An unexpected letter landed on our columnist’s doorstep the other day. It contains a surprising lesson on the meaning of community — and an opportunity to open up to a fellow flawed and striving human being. via What I Learned About Community from a Maximum-Security Prisoner — On Being
When is the last time you introduced two of your friends that don't know each other but should? Image source: Pic of Funny Share your answer with us on Twitter @TheEmpathyLab!
Do you have a fire safety plan? Image source: Parents.com Share your answer with us on Twitter @TheEmpathyLab!