A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Empathy.

Video playlists about Empathy

Jill Bolte Taylor: 10 talks on human nature

10 talks • 2h 48m
What moves Jill Bolte Taylor? "I love talks that contribute to the overall well-being of who we are as humanity -- about how we can explore ourselves as people in relationship with one another and with this beautiful planet."

Dissecting cultures of hate

6 talks • 1h 32m
What do we do with all this online venom and in-person vitriol? An exploration of where this hate comes from -- and bold ways to dismantle it.

An ode to unsung heroes

7 talks • 1h 5m
These talks honor the selfless and overall wonderful human beings who help us every day.

How to tap into our collective empathy

5 talks • 1h 18m
These TED Talks advocate for creating bridges of compassion and understanding.
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Exclusive articles about Empathy

How to raise a child who cares

Ever worry that your kid is a jerk? Or wish they’d send a thank-you note without your forcing them to do it? Empathy can be developed and encouraged in young people. Psychiatris...

Is empathy overrated?

While it may result in tremendous good, empathy can also be narrow, biased and surprisingly insensitive, argues psychology professor Paul Bloom. Does empathy make the world a be...

Why boys should read girl books

The other day, I got rejected. It wasn’t over love, but nevertheless it stung: a middle school declined my offer to speak to their kids about my latest book, The Gutsy Girl: Esc...
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