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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Enhancing Your Social IQ by Gregory P. Korgeski

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Chapter 7
I Hear You!—Empathy and SI
In This Chapter
• What is empathy?
• How empathy develops
• Nurture your empathy skills
As you go through your day, many signals flow through you: the electronic pulses from dozens of radio stations, police band radios, and a half-dozen TV channels are even now passing through your body. So may be the Wi-Fi signals from a nearby Starbucks, the intimate cell phone conversations of lovers, text messages from 100 teenagers, and the Bluetooth signals from your laptop to your own phone. All this “chatter” going on right under your nose (and through your nose, too!), and yet you don’t notice or even think about it most of the time!
Like those electronic signals, you are also surrounded by another kind of undetected ...

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