Dr. Smerling was recently quoted in a piece about a news story about a woman who gets her head stuck in an elevator on newyork.cbslocal.com. She’s quoted as saying:
Psychologist Kathryn Smerling said Neal’s analysis was spot-on.
“We are living in a desensitized culture. We are becoming numb to front-page news which shows horrific acts of violence,” she said, “and those things are making it so that we do not notice when other people are in pain.”
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