Empathy Museum: To understand others, we need to walk in their shoes – literally, says philosopher Roman Krznaric

Empathy, the ability to understand others, has been sidelined in the past decades, while we have focused on a hyper-individualistic, consumerist race to serve ourselves whatever the cost to others. So Krznaric, along with a whole school of social and cultural thinkers, believes that we should deploy empathy to sort out the mess we’re in.

An Emotion Revolution in American Education

Today’s guest bloggers are Marc A. Brackett, Diana Divecha, and Robin S. Stern from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence There is a quiet kind of revolution taking place in classrooms across the country. More and more educators–encouraged by psychologists, pediatricians, social entrepreneurs, and economists–are talking about feelings in school.