Diane Shipley

Diane Shipley

Freelance journalist

Writer covering pop culture, health, and tech. Bylines: The Guardian, Washington Post, Glamour, Mental Health Today, and more. dianeshipleyworks@gmail.com

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Can ‘Playing Sick’ Really Inspire Empathy?

Of course, the developers aren’t claiming that Robin provides an in-depth exploration of the illness. But as a society, we seem to have embraced the idea that a superficial brush with other people’s lived experiences can bring us real insight.