[LMB] Mirror Dance-ing in real life

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 14:10:40 GMT 2017


On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 2:06 AM, <alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca> wrote:

> I just finished reading Alan Alda's new book ...
>
> Chapter 3 drew my attention in particular for its Bujold reference. It's
> called "The Mirror Exercise", and it's about an improv exercise developed
> for actors. In the exercise, two people mirror each others' movements, and
> then speech, as closely as possible. This has been shown to increase
> empathy and help people communicate with and connect to eavh other. ...


now i'm curious - empathy to the other person in the mirror dance, or more
empathy in general?


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