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Emotional Empathy

Thinking and Feeling in the Classroom

Daniel Goleman | Posted 05.17.2015 | Education
Daniel Goleman

Cognitive empathy means understanding people's perspective on the world. It goes hand in hand with emotional empathy, which is "feeling with." In a discussion I had with Peter Senge, Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Sustainability at the MIT Sloan School of Management, I wanted to know how feelings and emotions are addressed in systems education.

How to Stop Absorbing Others People's Negative Emotions

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 07.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Emotions can be contagious, so you can potentially "catch" fear, anger or joy from people without realizing it. If you tend to be an emotional sponge, it's vital to know how to avoid taking on others' negative emotions.