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LIVING: Ten Skills That Are Hard To Learn But Will Pay Off Forever – Video

10 Skills That Are Hard To Learn But Will Pay Off Forever

Motivation Ark – April 4, 2021

Here are some skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever. Human psychology is fascinating! We all know that we should be prepared for anything life throws our way, but in reality, we often feel miserably unequipped. Surely, there are times when you find yourself in situations that call for one of those life skills you wish you had learned before you needed it. The good things is, that you can always improve yourself!

When White People See Themselves With Black Skin, Something Interesting Happens

When White People See Themselves With Black Skin, Something Interesting Happens

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The antidote to racism partly lies in empathy, or the willingness to “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes,” as the saying goes. But scientists from universities across Europe are taking the maxim one step further, providing people an opportunity to experience life in someone else’s skin by experimenting with virtual reality as a means of helping people shed racial stereotypes.

Researchers from London and Barcelona teamed up to discuss their recent experiments on virtual reality and race in an opinion piece for the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, published Dec. 15. The researchers found that if people got the chance to physically experience their own body with different skin colors (or ages and sexes), their unconscious biases against other racial groups could be diminished. Continue reading

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