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downloadHow We See Ourselves, How We See Others by Emily Pronin Does our ability to know our own volition give us accurate insight into the volition of others? This article argues that the answer is a definitive "No".
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logo-v5Something Only I Can See A woman named Jill Viles with muscular dystrophy tried to convince doctors (MD's & PhD's) that she has the same disorder as a Olympic athlete. Despite their denial and dismissing her as mentally ill, Jill was determined to prove to them and others that her belief was real.
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YouTubeDaniel Kahneman Interview by the Guardian (4min) Kahneman discusses the relationship between reactions, congition, and biases.
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reaction, emotion, decision, patient, relationship, mistake, empathy, outcomes, boundariesInterview with Danielle Ofri, Author of What Doctors Feel (26:33) Discussion of the impact a provider’s emotional reaction has on the way we treat patients. Also discusses relationships between providers and patients.
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washington postTime in the bank: A Stanford plan to save doctors from burnout In order to decrease physician burnout, Stanford hospital's "time banking" program helps physicians achieve better life-balance by rewarding certain behaviors (mentoring, shift covering, etc.) for credit to buy certain home/life services (home-cooked meals, cleaning, etc.).
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YouTube“Last Day” - Chapter 21 - Charlotte’s Web - As Read by E.B. White Many of us first confronted death when reading books in our childhood, including E.B. White’s classic, Charlotte’s Web. Those of you who are parents have or will soon have the opportunity to re-read this with their children, something that will vividly demonstrate how one's individual context can change over time. Here, for your contemplation of your reaction then and now, is chapter 21 – Last Day, read in the author’s voice.
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New York TimesDoctor Priorities vs. Patient Priorities by Danielle Ofri Doctors and patients can have contrasting agendas, viewed through different lenses. The key is not trying to change someone else’s lens, but rather, appreciating the value of their perspective.
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50513_2219590487_2204_n(Sex)abled: Disability Uncensored by Dan Nokavich This provocative documentary does an excellent job identifying and challenging some common assumptions about sexuality and disability.
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radiolab-logoFinding Emilie Imagine if you were in a tragic accident that left you unable to communicate to the outside world that you were alive. Imagine if you were this person's loved one, and you tried to convince the doctors that your loved one was still alive. This is the triumphant story of two family members not giving up on their loved one even though doctors made a brain dead prognosis.
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