Thursday, May 19, 2016

Empathy or Sympathy?

The Oxford Dictionary defines sympathy as feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune and empathy as the ability to understand and share feelings of another. 

Sympathy is generally attached to negative experiences whereas empathy can refer to either positive or negative experiences.

Here are two interesting videos about empathy. Food for thought.

(Love these whiteboard videos)