Empathy

Empathy

Why It Matters, and How to Get It

Book - 2014
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Roman Krznaric argues that our brains are wired for social connection. Empathy, not apathy or self-centeredness, is at the heart of who we are. By looking outward and attempting to identify with the experiences of others, Krznaric argues, we can become not only a more equal society, but also a happier and more creative one. Through encounters with groundbreaking actors, activists, designers, nurses, bankers and neuroscientists, Krznaric defines a new breed of adventurer. He presents the six life-enhancing habits of highly empathic people, whose skills enable them to connect with others in extraordinary ways--making themselves, and the world, more truly fulfilled.
Publisher: New York, New York : A Perigee Book, 2014.
Edition: First American edition.
ISBN: 9780399171390
0399171398
Characteristics: xxx, 242 pages ;,22 cm

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