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Critical reflection: a road to empathy and growing relationships

The Principled Innovation assets are mutually reinforcing, with perspective taking and reflection informing empathy, and empathy driving us toward further perspective taking and reflection. In this brief TEDx Talk, Nirmal Nanayakkara, an endocrinology doctoral student, talks about the role of critical thinking and critical reflection in fostering empathy and more intentional decision-making.

   Video

   3 minutes

   By: Nirmal Nanayakkara, TEDx

   K-12 educators | Lifelong learners


Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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