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Sarah MacDonald

email:

sarmacdonald@baypath.edu

phone:

413.565.1555

VIDEOS:


Sesame Street: Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy". A fun and light way to define empathy.

Click here for an article that explains this segment.

Obama, Sesame Street on Empathy (with Mark Ruffalo, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith)

This is a little mashup around the word "Empathy" and what it is, featuring President Obama and a Sesame Street segment with Mark Ruffalo.

VISUAL INTRODUCTION ON EMPATHY:

Brene Brown on Empathy

What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.  

ARTICLES:

The Invention of Empathy: Rilke, Rodin, and the Art of “Inseeing”

A nice article about when the term empathy started to be used . . . it was related to art.

 

The Empathy Business

(an article and web site on the Empathy Index)

 

We measure empathy in the world’s biggest companies. Our work shows that empathy is positively correlated with growth, productivity, and earnings.  The top 10 companies in our Global Empathy Index increased in value more than twice as much as the bottom 10 companies. More empathy means more profit!

 

Empathy is Actually a Choice 

By Daryl Cameron, Michael Inzlicht and William H. Cunningham

Two decades ago, the psychologist Daniel Batson and colleagues conducted a study that showed that if people expected their empathy to cost them significant money or time, they would avoid situations that they believed would trigger it.

 

 

Emotional Intelligence’s 12 Components