News tagged with empathy
In a three-part research project involving 310 students at Baylor University, UMaine psychology lecturer Jordan LaBouff and colleagues found that people determined to be humble were more willing to donate ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
Max Planck scientists discover brain cells in monkeys that may be linked to self-awareness and empathy in humans.
Neuroscience May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Resident physicians' participation in a brief training program designed to increase empathy with their patients produced significant improvement in how patients perceived their interactions with the residents. This contrasts ...
Other May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Though only 15 when diagnosed with juvenile open-angle glaucoma, A.J. Esguerra said he's tried not to let the potentially devastating eye disease slow him down.
Ophthalmology Apr 20, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Men like to know when their wife or girlfriend is happy while women really want the man in their life to know when they are upset, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The human brain evolved to ensure our survival. One example of that survival instinct is our sense of competition historically, its part of what drives us to wage wars over power and resources. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Two Saint Louis University pediatricians are leading a Missouri State Medical Association statewide effort to change the way doctors respond to parents' fears of vaccines, and to raise awareness about the importance of getting ...
Health Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a newly published study, researchers found the majority of medical residents surveyed experienced a decline in empathy over the course of the oft-used "long-call" shift.
Health Jan 31, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Whether it's investing in stocks, bungee jumping or public speaking, why do we often plan to take risks but then "chicken out" when the moment of truth arrives?
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The psychological experience of power makes people feel taller than they are, according to research by ILR School associate professor of organizational behavior Jack Goncalo and a Washington University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 09, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Humble people are more likely to offer time to someone in need than arrogant people are, according to findings by Baylor University researchers published online in the Journal of Positive Psychology.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 6 |
You're more likely to respond to a yawn with another yawn when it comes from family member or a friend than from a stranger, says a study published Dec. 7 in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 07, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A nurse refuses to help an ailing alcoholic who is upset to find a hospital detox unit closed. A hospital clerk brushes off a deceased woman's grieving family as they try to pay her bills ...
Health Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
It is well-known that we humans enjoy sensual caresses, but the brain reacts just as strongly to seeing another person being caressed, reveals research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A leading University of Chicago researcher on empathy is launching a project to understand psychopathy by studying criminals in prisons.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 41