Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 12

Learning to Care — Empathy Enriches Our Lives

by Gary Small, M.D. Empathy is the ability to imagine and understand what someone else is feeling. This fundamental human trait brings people together and solidifies their social networks, which has been critical to our survival as a species. Unfortunately, the capacity to empathize is declining with the frenetic lifestyles and technological distractions we face …

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