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Unselfie : why empathetic kids succeed in our all-about-me world

By: Borba, Michele

1501110071 / 9781501110078
Stock expected by 24/10/2019
22 cm 304 pages
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Teens today are forty percent less empathetic than they were thirty years ago.

Why is a lack of empathy-which goes hand-in-hand with the self-absorption epidemic Dr. Michele Borba calls the Selfie Syndrome-so dangerous?

First, it hurts kids' academic performance and leads to bullying behaviours.

Also, it correlates with more cheating and less resilience. And once children grow up, a lack of empathy hampers their ability to collaborate, innovate and problem-solve-all must-have skills for the global economy. In UnSelfie Dr. Borba pinpoints the forces causing the empathy crisis and shares a revolutionary, researched-based, nine-step plan for reversing it.

Empathy is a trait that can be taught and nurtured. Dr. Borba offers a framework for parenting that yields the results we all want: successful, happy kids who also are kind, moral, courageous, and resilient.

UnSelfie is a blueprint for parents and educators who want to kids shift their focus from I, me, and we, us, and ours.


JMC Child & developmental psychology, JMF Family psychology, VFXC Child care & upbringing

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