Igniting Social Change
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An exploration into empathy's role in creating positive social change
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How Did Humans Become Empathetic? - Introduction to Emotional Resilience And Resiliency

Empathy is unusual in the animal kingdom. So empathy must have had some major survival benefits for it to have evolved. What might those benefits have been? Empathy seems to have evolved in three major steps.
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Jefferson Awards: Global Journalism For Social Change

Jefferson Awards: Global Journalism For Social Change | Igniting Social Change | Scoop.it
Covering stories in the developing world is a job usually left to foreign correspondents, but this week's Jefferson Award winner is changing that, and in the process, empowering women and their communities around the globe.
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Hoodwinked Too &The Three Little Pigs: Two Great Ways to Build Empathy in your Child ~ Notes on Parenting

Hoodwinked Too &The Three Little Pigs: Two Great Ways to Build Empathy in your Child ~ Notes on Parenting | Igniting Social Change | Scoop.it
Movies and books that can help you teach your children empathy.
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Sam Richards: A radical experiment in empathy | Video on TED.com

TED Talks By leading the Americans in his audience at TEDxPSU step by step through the thought process, sociologist Sam Richards sets an extraordinary challenge: can they understand -- not approve of, but understand -- the motivations of an Iraqi...
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8 Reasons Why the TV Industry Must Adopt Open Innovation - APP Market

8 Reasons Why the TV Industry Must Adopt Open Innovation - APP Market | Igniting Social Change | Scoop.it
8 Reasons Why the TV Industry Must Adopt Open InnovationAPP MarketOpen innovation through Social TV (and Social Media in general) is a dream marriage to enable competitive advantages and create better products and services for the intented...
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New Book, Homo Imitans - Creating Social Infections and real Change In ... - PRLog.Org (press release)

New Book, Homo Imitans - Creating Social Infections and real Change In ...PRLog.Org (press release)(http://www.thechalfontproject.com) Both global companies provide professional consulting services, both strategic and implementational, in a...
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Teaching Students to Turn Empathy into Action | Edutopia

Teaching Students to Turn Empathy into Action | Edutopia | Igniting Social Change | Scoop.it
Professor Maurice Elias share key ingredients for helping students turn empathy into action.
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I AM The Documentary | Official Site

I AM The Documentary | Official Site | Igniting Social Change | Scoop.it
From the director of BRUCE ALMIGHTY, THE NUTTY PROFESSOR and ACE VENTURA: PET DETECTIVE comes something completely different.
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FEATURE-Scientist seeks to banish evil, boost empathy

[selected by Rael] Scientist seeks to banish evil, boost empathy http://fb.me/N980oAG0...
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Empathy for the illiterate

Empathy for parents and students does not always look soft. If one takes the crisis in American education seriously, one has to be outraged on behalf of people whom the system has failed. Having half of the adults in a major American ...
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As a manager, is it important for your employees to like you? - by Mike Mccarthy - Helium

Like is a very subjective word, and perhaps not the right one to use for within the workplace. However, it is important for staff, or a team to ha..., Mike Mccarthy (As a manager, is it important for your employees to like you?
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Discover - Herman Miller

Discover - Herman Miller | Igniting Social Change | Scoop.it
Empathy: A Key to Innovation (Research and empathy drive Healthcare seating design process | http://ow.ly/4OWEl Via @HermanMiller Discover Blog...)...
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