by Michele Borba Dr.
Teens today are forty percent less empathetic than they were thirty years ago. Why is a lack of empathy??hich goes hand-in-hand with the self-absorption epidemic Dr. Michele Borba calls the Selfie Syndrome??o 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??ll 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 mine?礎to we, us, and ours.