Professor Simon Baron Cohen, of the Cambridge Autism Research Centre, is the guest speaker for the final Science Society seminar of the term. He will consider “The Nature of Empathy: Perspectives from Psychiatry” at 6.00pm on Friday 3 June in the O…
Empathy is crucial to corporate social responsibility and sustainability. Making it a feminine trait hinders leadership, communication and progress.
Does empathy have a “touchy/feely” rep, or is it just me? What I mean is, do we as a culture – …
A groundbreaking study suggests people with autism-spectrum disorders such as Asperger’s do not lack empathy—rather they feel others’ emotions too intensely to cope.
People with Asperger’s syndrome, a high functioning form of autism, are often…
Cambridge psychology professor and leading autism expert Simon Baron-Cohen is best known for studying the theory that a key problem in autistic disorders is “mind blindness,” difficulty understanding the thoughts, feelings and intentions of others.
“We want people to walk in the shoes of someone who survived a stroke,”
At West Jefferson Medical Center’s third annual “Empathy Day,” the community was invited to rotate through activities that mimic some of the frustrations stroke victims …
For some people, seeing someone else’s pain is not just emotionally distressing: they feel the pain in their body too.
When we observe or imagine pain, it activates areas of the brain involved in the processing of real pain. This is called the mirror …
If you haven’t taken a few moments to look at the NVC Academy’s new NVC Multimedia Library, I would HIGHLY recommend that you do.
The Multimedia Library contains 150+ trainer resources (more will be added on an ongoing basis!) that include:
Recorded telecourses on a variety of topics
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Trainer Tips for living NVC
I have been feeling very sad about the killing of Osama Bin Laden – how it was handled and the joy with which people are responding to it. I have been doing some personal work of late on forgiveness and atonement and so my way of dealing with the situation is to be honest with […]
I’m very proud to announce the newly launched NVC Multimedia Library Through the NVC Academy. My business partner, Mark Schultz, and I have spent the last year reorganizing the NVC Academy.
We started by implementing a comprehensive survey that was sent to all 8500 members of the NVC Academy, we studied the results of the survey, […]
Welcome to Restorative Communication. We are an organisation dedicated to shepherding a more peaceful world, one person at a time. Our tools are the fundamental gifts virtually ubiquitous amongst all humanity and the guidance of ‘the masters of peace’. People, some of whom are still very much alive, who have […]