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How can empathy boost your brain health?

Engage your brain in appreciating the perspectives of others. Interpreting information in new ways excites the brain. Finding new ways of thinking expands your innovative capacity.


Mental flexibility encourages robust frontal lobe functions. A true exploration of different perspectives may require kindness and an effort to find common ground through deeper understanding, practices that elevate well-being and activate the reward center of the brain.


  • Putting yourself in other people's shoes
  • Learning about different viewpoints, cultures and experiences
  • Listening to other perspectives fully and objectively before forming conclusions
  • Showing kindness to people in your community as a volunteer or good neighbor

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