Subjective skills like empathy are hard to improve with technology.
But one medical consulting firm has found a way to help medical professionals literally feel their patients’ symptoms. A device called SymPulse by Toronto-based Klick Labs mimics the muscle spasms experienced by people with Parkinson’s disease. The electrical stimulation viscerally illustrates the challenge of ordinary tasks like writing or drinking a cup of coffee.
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