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Two Types of Empathy, Why Razors Dull, and Can You Learn Perfect Pitch?

Released Monday, 14th September 2020
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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/def… 
Hot to Help. (2020). Greater Good Magazine. UC Berkeley. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/hot_… 
The Psychology of Emotional and Cognitive Empathy | Lesley University. (2020). Lesley.Edu. https://lesley.edu/article/the-psychology-of-emoti… 
Clarke, J. (2020). Cognitive vs. Emotional Empathy. Verywell Mind. https://www.verywellmind.com/cognitive-and-emotion… 

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/ha…

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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