Empathy vs Sympathy

This is a great video with a short and to the point explanation of the difference between empathy and sympathy. When you are interviewing for your research of course you are not trying to reach out in the same way as here. But the difference in perspective is similar. Are you looking down through the hole in the ground or did you go down the ladder to sit next to the person?

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s