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Empathy and Compensations

June 4, 2008

I just added a new section to my personal narrative, called Empathy and Compensations, in which I explore the differences between cognitive empathy in psychiatry and psychology (theory of mind) and methodological empathy in sociology (Verstehen). In it, I explain how my cognitive empathy has improved through developing Verstehen as a sociologist:

In my view, this topic is a very important one to be considered vis-a-vis the spectrum of autisms.

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