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Introspection is out, and outrospection is in

Introspection is out, and outrospection is in | Empathy in Education | Scoop.it
Outrospection is all about empathy. (hat tip to Smiling Buddha Cabaret)

Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social...
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Roman Krznaric's Outrospection is encredible.

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Highlights from WWchat #75: Is Empathy a Thought or a Feeling? Why? - WELLWORLD

[View the story #75: Is Empathy a Thought or a Feeling? on Storify] (RT @wellworldorg: @Lorel_EE @SwordsMANsree @castlenorthwest @JohnLClose You've been quoted in: Is Empathy a Thought or a Feeling?
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Bullying should be fought with education, not legislation: Premier

Bullying should be fought with education, not legislation: Premier | Empathy in Education | Scoop.it
In wake of teenager Amanda Todd’s death, Christy Clark tells interviewer privacy remains ‘an important principle’ in fighting online bullying (RT @SarahEPolley: Bullying should be fought with education, not legislation: Premier
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The Link Between Meditation And Empathy

The Link Between Meditation And Empathy | Empathy in Education | Scoop.it
Meditation could help people to be more empathetic, according to a small new study from Emory University.
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Game Builds Student Empathy: Teaching healthy habits of the mind through gaming

Game Builds Student Empathy: Teaching healthy habits of the mind through gaming | Empathy in Education | Scoop.it

"I said that it was a challenge to game manufactures to develop games to cultivate compassion and kindness rather than games that promote aggression and violence.” Dr. Richard Davidson (University of Wisconsin–Madison)

 

The team is developing two kinds of games. One is to cultivate attention and the other to cultivate empathy, kindness, and pro-social behavior. Davidson said that ¬attention is a building block for learning. “If you can learn to focus your attention more skillfully and concentrate, that will have ripple effects on all kinds of learning,” he said.

 

Being successful in life may be achieved by being emotionally intelligent and thinking of others, according to Davidson. “Empathy,” said Davidson, who places empathy as a core part of emotional intelligence, “is actually a better predictor of life success than cognitive intelligence.

 

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High school basketball player passes ball to mentally challenged player on the other team

High school basketball player passes ball to mentally challenged player on the other team | Empathy in Education | Scoop.it
High school basketball player passes ball to mentally challenged player on the other team
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We have almost forgotten what sportsmanship really is. This young man demonstrates that we have not lost it completely.

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Empathy and Leadership | Coaching Leaders

Empathy and Leadership | Coaching Leaders | Empathy in Education | Scoop.it
Empathy is the ability to identify and understand another's situation, feelings, and motives. Find out why this is so important in the workplace.   A few weeks ago, I came across a bumper sticker that said: "I am not good at empathy.
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Former Gov. Charlie Crist: Here's why I'm backing Barack Obama - Tampa Bay Times

I’ve studied, admired and gotten to know a lot of leaders in my life.
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