"This article explores culture from an embodiment perspective. In contrast to more cognitive, social, or emotional aspects of culture, the authors focus on the physical/perceptual aspects of culture. The authors term this as “pre-reflective” or preceding conceptualization. This is a contribution to the literature which is almost purely based on cognitive approaches to culture and human experience."
"...empathy provides access to emotional, unspoken dimensions of another’s experience, and that an empathic attitude is more than a stance but also conveys a disposition... [it] is a way of interacting."