Date of publication: 2017-09-04 10:27
Empathy, after all, can be painful. An “ empathy trap ” occurs when we’re so focused on feeling what others are feeling that we neglect our own emotions and needs—and other people can take advantage of this. Doctors and caregivers are at particular risk of feeling emotionally overwhelmed by empathy.
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&sup7 The use of rote memory or classical mnemonics to memorize a sequential stack yields a functional backup strategy (since, if an association is forgotten, one can apply the sequential rule in conjuction with an adjacent card) unfortunately, this largely nullifies the &ldquo built-in&rdquo effect advantage. Understand also that this chart refers to backup techniques that are inherent to the learning method: obviously, external crib sheets could be constructed for any stack, though their use can be problematic in the heat of performance.
A memorized stack (aka &ldquo memorized deck&rdquo , &ldquo memdeck&rdquo ) is one in which you simply(!) know the position of every card, and&thinsp &thinsp conversely&thinsp &thinsp the name of the card at any location. Clearly, this is suitable for anything requiring a knowledge of preceding and following cards, but it enables a much wider realm of possibilities.
It&rsquo s also worth noting that Bob Farmer has devised an easily-learned mnemonic system (not requiring knowledge of the mnemonic alphabet) for memorizing arbitrary playing card sequences. Another useful playing-card-specific mnemonic code can be found in lesson seven of David Roth&rsquo s venerable Memory Course.
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In other cases, empathy seems to be detrimental. Empathizing with out-groups can make us more reluctant to engage with them, if we imagine that they’ll be critical of us. Sociopaths could use cognitive empathy to help them exploit or even torture people.
According to research , we’re more likely to help a single sufferer than a large group of faceless victims, and we empathize more with in-group members than out-group members. Does this reflect a defect in empathy itself? Some critics believe so , while others argue that the real problem is how we suppress our own empathy.