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The Six Main Arcs in Storytelling, as Identified by an A.I.

A machine mapped the most frequently used emotional trajectories in fiction, and compared them with the ones readers like best.<p>“My prettiest contribution to my culture,” the writer Kurt Vonnegut mused in his 1981 autobiography <i>Palm Sunday</i>, “was a master’s thesis in anthropology which was rejected by …

David Vann: “If I Miss a Single Morning of Writing, It Changes My Novel”

When I was at Stanford as an undergrad and then Cornell as a grad student, I was under the impression that writing is mostly revision, and that even …

The Rise of AI Makes Emotional Intelligence More Important

The booming growth of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), like most transformational technologies, is both exciting and scary. It’s exciting to consider all the ways our lives may improve, from managing our calendars to making medical diagnoses, but it’s scary to consider the social …

Why Google, Ideo, And IBM Are Betting On AI To Make Us Better Storytellers

Robots may not have learned to feel empathy yet, but they’re already pretty good at getting humans to do so.<p>Sharing emotion-driven narratives that resonate with other people is something humans are quite good at. We’ve been sitting around campfires telling stories for tens of thousands of years, …

Want to Improve Brain Functioning? Neuroscience Says to Start Reading This Immediately (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

I can't tell you the number of times I've visited a coworking space or other such entrepreneur hangout and seen cult favorites like <i>Lean Startup</i>, <i>ReWork</i>, and <i>Lean In</i> fill the shelves.<p>There's nothing wrong with that, of course. Nonfiction has its place, and plenty of people have felt more educated and …

The Brain

Why Doctors Write: Finding Humanity in Medicine Trailer 2016

Lessons from “the other side”: teaching and learning from doctors’ illness narratives

<b>Authors:</b> Jonathon Tomlinson<p><b>Publication date:</b> 02 6월 2014<p>Many doctors who become patients have been shocked by their experiences from “the other side.”</b> …

The importance of observation

Never was the phrase "a job well begun, is a job half done" truer than in the case of memory. All memories begin with what you perceive – with how you see, hear and feel the world. And for that simple reason, the first way to boost your memory is to make sure that you experience the world as …

Design Thinking Develops Empathy

Design thinking is a great way to help students tackle problems and help them learn empathy while thinking about the global implications of local …

Design

Making Design Thinking a Part of Medical Education

Leadership<p>“Design thinking,” traditionally regarded as a means for creating user-friendly products, is now being used to improve services and drive …

Health Care

How to develop a human-centered design mindset

In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Rena Greifinger, Population Services International’s technical adviser for youth and girls, stood before a nyakanga, who …

‘Literature about medicine may be all that can save us’

The language gap frustrates your visit to your doctor. He seems not to understand the problem because you can’t describe it lucidly enough. You don’t understand the proposed treatment because he can’t explain it. I’ve sometimes foresworn medical help because the complexity of voicing what is wrong …

Books

A Syllabus For Empathy — Or Why Health Care Workers Should Read Poetry

Support the news<p>In Jane Kenyon’s short poem, "The Sick Wife," the narrator stays in the car while her husband buys groceries, and the poem plunges us …

How Literature Inspires Empathy

The Egyptian writer and activist Alaa Al Aswany explains how one word in Dostoyevsky’s novel The House of the Dead showed him how literature can help us understand one another.<p>Alaa Al Aswany, the author of <i>The Automobile Club of Egypt</i>, is no stranger to activism. One of Egypt’s most recognizable …

Do art and literature cultivate empathy?

<i>This article is part of our series on understanding others’ feelings. In it we examine empathy, including what it is, whether our doctors need more</i> …

How We Use Data to Inspire Design

<i>By Arianna McClain &</i> <i>Rohini Vibha</i><p>When most people imagine good design, numbers probably don’t come to mind. In fact, anything quantitative might feel …

Patience in the waiting room: to doctors, all patients are first among equals

Compassion fatigue in healthcare is real but the bottom line never shifts - we care for the patient’s wellbeing first and foremost<p>“And who are you again?” you ask dismissively even though I have introduced myself as your father’s long-term oncologist. My heart sinks at the prospect of a testy …

Medicine

Ontkoker de zorg voor kwetsbare ouderen

Holistische visie<p>Huisartsenzorg, geriatrie en palliatieve zorg zijn voor te stellen als concentrische cirkels met een breed gedeeld veld van …

The 25 Most Innovative Health Care Designs Of The Year

Minding your health has never been easier, from a wearable that tracks sun exposure to waiting rooms that are fun to hang out in.<p>The honorees for the health category of the 2016 Innovation by Design Awards vary dramatically from one another in form and function. Yet they all emphasize a key thing: …

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Discover — The Green House Project

A house… and a whole lot more.<p>Green House homes are a way of life for the elders thriving in them, the teams working in them, and the healthcare …

Common Sense

8 Predictions about the Future of Assisted Living

<i>As the economy changes, so do the realities of senior care. Read our predictions for the future of assisted living and find out more about the</i> …

Elderly care in Sweden

A challenge for our future<p>Health and social care for the elderly are important parts of Swedish welfare policy. Of Sweden’s 9.8 million inhabitants, …

Retirement

Seth's Site

Volkskrant.nl maakt gebruik van cookies<p>Volkskrant.nl gebruikt cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën (cookies) onder andere om u een optimale …

What does it take to make integrated care work?

Around the world, only a few health care providers deliver integrated care effectively. Their experiences offer useful lessons for organizations that …

Management

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