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Singer Songwriter & Vocal Coach, Lizanne Hennessey - Voice Coach


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What makes you care?

In his talk, 'The Clues to a Good Story', Andrew Stanton suggests that, when we hear a story, we subconsciously want to 'work for our meal', that we want to deduce, be provoked, be stimulated like in real life. From his experience, a good story begins with is a promise that it'll be worth your time, and the ingredients are anticipation, uncertainty, and infusing the gift of wonder.

He quotes:
"There isn't anyone you couldn't learn to love, once you've heard their story."

What makes you care? The story itself, or how it's told?


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    May 21 2013: What makes you care?
    ….any joys, any love I want to be there! Care is the basis of empathy.

    Empathy & social interaction skill are not available with behavioural dysfunction eg. contingent yawning & or Kid with autism, contingent yawning is ineffective.

    Towards a Neuroscience of Empathy: Ontogeny, phylogeny, brain mechanisms, context and psychopathology (2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23680700
    • May 21 2013: Thank you so much for this, Lamb Lamb!
      A friend of mine has a son with autism. She once told me, that she would never have as close a relationship with her son, as I do with my children, but I never really understood why. This article explains it.
      Empathy truly is a gift.

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