, such as those in the "helping professions," acquire a vested interest in the study, management, and perpetuation--as opposed to the solution and resulting disappearance--of sufferers' problems.
Finally, such an experience should instill in the empathizer
both a sense of "knowing naivete" and humility in the face of such obvious limitations (126).
Baron-Cohen played a central role in establishing the theory of mind hypothesis, but his definition of empathizing seems tailored to the extreme-male-brain theory of autism: If CE is the first stage in empathizing and EE (or empathic concern) is the second stage, then people with a CE deficit may almost inevitably be identified as weak empathizers
It is one thing to discover, however, that high empathizers
report empathetic reading experiences, and quite another to show that empathetic reading experiences can contribute to changing a reader's disposition, motivations, and attitudes.
A short study was undertaken to differentiate in a psychologically meaningful way between sympathizers and empathizers
of a bereaved person
Morphing into her putative linguistic and cultural cognates of Korean and the Koran, Karen in fact moves from being a disciple of Sun Myung Moon to an empathizer
at the death of the Ayatollah Khomeini; watching "the crowd [that] had no edge or limit" mourn his demise, Karen "felt she was among them" (188-89).
These questions are pertinent not only to the film's narrative but also to the film's audience--the potential armchair empathizers
watching the film--as they raise the ethical stakes of watching and feeling along with a politically engaged work of art.
With an issue as heteropatriarchal as nuclear power, we'll have to hire multicultural empathizers
, build a new safe space," an administrator tells the creepy billionaire.
consultants, lawyers, nurses) toward task-based roles: craftspeople, assistants, paraprofessionals, empathizers
, R&D workers, knowledge engineers, process analysts, moderators, designers, system providers, data scientists, and systems engineers.
And now we're progressing yet again--to a society of creators and empathizers
, of pattern recognizers and meaning makers.
While boys specialize in systematic and abstract cognitive operations that make them good at math and bad at appreciating the mental states and emotional experiences of others, girls are empathizers
The future will be a place where creators and empathizers
, pattern recognizers, and meaning makers will thrive (Pink, 2006).