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Sherry Turkle

Child Mental Health Forum - Sherry Turkle, Ph.D.

October 3, 2018

Technology and the Assault on Empathy in Adolescents and Young Adults Sherry Turkle, Ph.D.Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Empathy has become a contested terrain. At the same time that many of us spend many hours a day distracted by devices that are undermining our capacity for empathy, technologists propose that from the earliest ages, we should talk to machines that can only offer as-if empathic connection. Meanwhile, intellectuals take empathy as a target. They contrast it unfavorably with compassion (p...
Vikram Patel

Child Mental Health Forum - Vikram Patel, MBBS, Ph.D.

November 7, 2018

Addressing Adolescent Mental Health Beyond the Clinic: Lessons from the Global South Vikram Patel, MBBS, Ph.D.The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Research Fellow,Department of Global Health and Social Medicine,Harvard Medical School and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health If you cannot join us in person, click for Read more