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empathy

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New CAPTCHA tests your empathy skills

A new kind of CAPTCHA tests your humanity — literally — by asking you to identify the "right" emotion in situations of civil rights violations.

By Oct. 8, 2012

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BlackBerry Empathy concept gets us emotional

A design contest aimed at integrating human emotions with social networking has produced a concept device that looks nuttier than squirrel droppings.

By Nov. 30, 2010

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BlackBerry Empathy concept phone gets us all emotional

A BlackBerry-sponsored design competition has produced the Empathy, a concept device that lets you see your contacts' emotional state. It also looks nuttier than squirrel droppings.

By Nov. 30, 2010

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Dogs yawn more often when owners yawn

Fido might be yawning because he needs a nap, or he might just be showing his empathy, study suggests.

By Aug. 7, 2013

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Trip Hawkins' new game focuses on social emotional learning (podcast)

Trip Hawkins, the founder of Electronic Arts and EA Sports, is turning his attention to social emotional learning with a new game to help 6- to 12-year-olds develop social skills that can help prevent bullying and help build better relationships and decision making.

By Dec. 15, 2013

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Dorian Nakamoto thanks Bitcoiners for donating $20,000

In a YouTube video, the man who Newsweek labeled the creator of Bitcoin thanks people for helping him out and maintains, “Satoshi Nakamoto is not me."

By Apr. 22, 2014

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Man pays $42,000 for Webcam session (with fetish model)

What kind of person would pay a vast sum of money for a virtual one-on-one with someone in touch with their kink? Other than a rich person, of course.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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How real are cinema psychos? New study finds out

Fictional characters Gordon Gekko and Anton Chigurh top the list of realistic psychopaths, research says, while classic characters like Norman Bates may not be as true to the clinical definition.

By Jan. 2, 2014

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Robot abuse is a bummer for the human brain

As loveable toy dinosaur Pleo gets both hugged and strangled in the name of science, two studies suggest that we're hardwired to sympathize with them. But how deeply can people feel for robots?

By Apr. 23, 2013

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MIT body suit helps you feel old

AGNES, the Age Gain Now Empathy System, is designed to help people experience what it's like to be a 75-year-old with arthritis and diabetes.

By Jan. 3, 2012