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Use empathy to predict intentions

Use empathy to predict intentions

Perspective taking relies not only upon our ability to share emotions with others, but also upon our capacity to regulate our own emotions

The point is not to ask ourselves what we would do in any given situation; it’s to try and understand what another would do.

If we begin to better understand how others experience situations, we are more successful in our interactions. We can predict the attitudes, expectations, and intentions of others that may be very different from our own.

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