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From the ‘iPhone effect’ to the ‘virtual hug’: Is technology restricting or increasing our empathy?

From the ‘iPhone effect’ to the ‘virtual hug’: Is technology restricting or increasing our empathy?

Faced with a vast array of choice when it comes to interacting with those around us, our favoured communication medium will often be the simplest, quickest and most immediately available. But as technology continually develops, the impact of modern communication tools on the quality and depth of interpersonal exchange is […]

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The Voight-Kampff Machine…

The Voight-Kampff Machine…

In the dystopian science fiction movie Blade Runner a Voight-Kampff machine (VKM) was used to test and distinguish between humans and replicants based on the emphatic response to test questions. This fictional machine measures empathy based on biometrical reactions (e.g. eye movement, heart rate, blush response) to emotional questions. The […]

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