Empathy

Empathy For Similar Negative Experiences DISRUPT Our Understanding Of Others

Thumbnail for research on how empathy can reduce the ability to recognize emotions

It’s 2020 and the world needs more empathy… so most people think. “Understand it from my point of view and we’ll have a better world,” …

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How Empathy Fails Us: In-group/Out-group Negativity & Emotional Burn-Out

The Negative effect of Empathy: Impaired decision making, emotional burn-out, and us vs. them

Empathy is generally regarded as a valuable skill in managing and nurturing social and professional relationships. It’s central to helping others and improving social dynamics. …

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The Effect of Reading Fiction on The Brain: Do Books Increase Empathy?

The effect of reading on the brain: Can books increase empathy?

There is some debate on whether reading literary fiction has any effect on the brain. Can reading improve empathy, mentalizing (being aware of one’s and …

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