Two Types of Empathy, Why Razors Dull, and Can You Learn Perfect Pitch?
Learn about how there are two types of empathy — and why we need both, why sturdy steel razors dull, and whether it’s possible to learn perfect pitch.
There are two types of empathy, and we need both by Kelsey Donk
- Empathy Definition | What Is Empathy. (2020). Greater Good Magazine. UC Berkeley. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/topic/empathy/definition
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- The Psychology of Emotional and Cognitive Empathy | Lesley University. (2020). Lesley.Edu. https://lesley.edu/article/the-psychology-of-emotional-and-cognitive-empathy
- Clarke, J. (2020). Cognitive vs. Emotional Empathy. Verywell Mind. https://www.verywellmind.com/cognitive-and-emotional-empathy-4582389
If steel is stronger than hair, why do razors dull? By Grant Currin
Carne, N. (2020, August 6). Hair v razor. Why hair wins. Cosmos Magazine. https://cosmosmagazine.com/technology/materials/hair-v-razor-why-hair-wins/
Roscioli, G., Taheri-Mousavi, S. M., & Tasan, C. C. (2020). How hair deforms steel. Science, 369(6504), 689–694. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aba9490
Can You Learn Perfect Pitch? By Ashley Hamer
- Levitin, D. J., & Rogers, S. E. (2005). Absolute pitch: perception, coding, and controversies. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9(1), 26–33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2004.11.007
- Van Hedger, S. C., Heald, S. L. M., Koch, R., & Nusbaum, H. C. (2015). Auditory working memory predicts individual differences in absolute pitch learning. Cognition, 140, 95–110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2015.03.012
- Brady, P. T. (1970). Fixed‐Scale Mechanism of Absolute Pitch. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 48(4B), 883–887. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.1912227
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