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I feel you : the surprising power of extreme empathy, Cris Beam

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I feel you : the surprising power of extreme empathy
Title
I feel you
Title remainder
the surprising power of extreme empathy
Statement of responsibility
Cris Beam
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "A cogent, gorgeous examination of empathy, illuminating the myths, the science, and the power behind this transformative emotion. Empathy has become a gaping fault line in American culture. Pioneering programs aim to infuse our legal and educational systems with more empathic thinking, even as pundits argue over whether we should bother empathizing with our political opposites at all. Meanwhile, we are inundated with the buzzily termed "empathic marketing"--which may very well be a contradiction in terms. In I Feel You, Cris Beam carves through the noise with a revelatory exploration of how we perform empathy, how it is learned, what it can do--indeed, what empathy is in the first place. She takes us to the labs where the neural networks of compassion are being mapped, and the classrooms where children are being trained to see others' views. Beam visits courtrooms and prisons, asking how empathy might transform our justice system. She travels to places wracked by oppression and genocide, where reconciliation seems impossible, to report on efforts to heal society's deepest wounds through human connection. And finally, she turns to how we, as individuals, can foster compassion for ourselves. Brimming with the sensitive and nuanced storytelling that has made Beam one of our most respected journalists, I Feel You is an eye-opening affirmation of empathy's potential"--
  • "A rigorously researched and intensely moving examination of empathy: how it works, how it transforms us, and how our society misunderstands it"--
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Beam, Cris
Dewey number
152.4/1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Empathy
  • Emotions
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Emotions
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
  • PSYCHOLOGY / General
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I feel you : the surprising power of extreme empathy, Cris Beam
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Publication
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"An Eamon Dolan book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-242) and index
Control code
BK0021145676
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 251 pages
Isbn
9780544558168
Lccn
2017045815
Label
I feel you : the surprising power of extreme empathy, Cris Beam
Publication
Note
"An Eamon Dolan book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-242) and index
Control code
BK0021145676
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 251 pages
Isbn
9780544558168
Lccn
2017045815

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