Brain Rules for Baby

How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five By: John Medina Published: 2010 Read: 2020 Summary What does it take to raise a happy, smart kid with a decent moral compass? The answer is simple: lead

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EconTalk — Paul Bloom

On: Cruelty. Episode: N/A Date: September 2018 Background: Yale University psychologist, author of “Against Empathy”. Key Subjects: Empathy: Sharing someone else’s emotions. Fairly primitive and often less productive than cognitive empathy: consciously trying to take their perspective. What motivates cruelty.

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The Banality of Empathy

By: Namwali Serpell In: The New York Review of Books Date: March 2, 2019 Key Quotes:  Empathy: Rather than virtually becoming another, imagine using your own mind but from their position. It’s a matter of keeping your distance, maintaining integrity,

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