sotru_logo_031 Pike County, OH: As Black as wish to be "Al Letson and guest producer Lu Olkowski visit a tiny town in the Appalachian foothills of Ohio where, for a century, residents have shared the common bond of identifying as African-American despite the fact that they look white. Racial lines have been blurred to invisibility, and people inside the same family can vehemently disagree about whether they are black or white."
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 14, 2015Topics: / Keywords:
download How 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".
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDJune 23, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / /
New York Times Old Age, From Youth's Narrow Prism by Marc Agronin This poignant article about a physician’s reaction to an elderly patient offers an insight into what can happen when we assume that other people’s personal context is the same as our own.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJune 23, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / /
YouTube A First Person Narrative of the Challenges of Homelessness by Ronald Davis Do we respect our fellow human beings? This narrative by Ronald Davis, who has been homeless for the past 2 years, demonstrates that all too often the answer is no.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMarch 1, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / /
New York Times When Doctors Become Patients by Eric D. Manheimer Few experiences have a greater impact on the perspective of healthcare providers than being in the patient role.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / /
New York Times Doctor 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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TEDx We Need a Heroic Narrative for Death by Amanda Bennett A powerful talk arguing that having hope for a happy ending of a loved one’s life does not warrant a diagnosis of “denial.” A call to match the heroic narratives we have in life with a heroic narrative for death.
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