PSY 220 Week 3 CheckPoint Empathy Exercise
Animosity often exists because people are unwilling or unable to see the world or a single experience from the perspective of another person. Often people make snap judgments based on the first thing they see or hear about a person.
Consider a person in your life—a neighbor or coworker about whom you have negative feelings. Think about how you formed those feelings.
Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: If you found out you were wrong, would you be willing to change the opinion you have held? Would you be willing to make an effort to change the basic relationship? What were the circumstances that created the snap judgment? How might you make the effort to change the basic relationship?