News tagged with empathy
Is it permissible to harm one to save many? Those who tend to say "yes" when faced with this classic dilemma are likely to be deficient in a specific kind of empathy, according to a report published in the scientific journal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—The pain sensations of others can be felt by some people, just by witnessing their agony, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Five year-olds who watch TV for three or more hours a day are increasingly likely to develop antisocial behaviours, such as fighting or stealing by the age of seven, indicates research published online in Archives of Disease in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Authors Emily Bazelon and R.J. Palacio on Monday joined Richard Weissbourd, director of the Human Development and Psychology Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), at Longfellow Hall ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When modern-day crooner Trey Songz sings, "Cause girl, my heart beats for you," in his romantic ballad, "Flatline," his lyrics could be telling a tale that's as much physiological as it ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (9) | 7 |
According to a new study of more than 75,000 adults, women in that age group are more empathic than men of the same age and than younger or older people.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A natural disaster can bring out the best in older children, prompting 9-year-olds to be more willing to share, while 6-year-olds become more selfish. Researchers at the University of Toronto, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research published in Psychological Science investigates the ways in which the physical state of our bodies may play a role in shaping what we think, feel, and perceive.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A doctor-patient relationship built on trust and empathy doesn't just put patients at ease – it actually changes the brain's response to stress and increases pain tolerance, according to new findings from ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new report released today has shed light on how sport programs for Indigenous youth can help lead to more fulfilling lifestyles for participants.
Health Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Emotions are often implicit undertones to our communication interactions, and decoding them requires substantial social and cognitive abilities. Prior research has shown that chronic alcoholics often demonstrate impaired ...
Addiction Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—'Mimicry', the imitation of the facial expression of the other person, does not play a major role in the ability to recognise the emotion of another person. This is apparent from research conducted by Agneta ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Nightmares are common in children and upsetting for both youngsters and parents, but there are some things you can do to manage and prevent them, an expert says.
Health Oct 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients of doctors who are more empathic have better outcomes and fewer complications, concludes a large, empirical study by a team of Thomas Jefferson University and Italian researchers who evaluated relationships between ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A year-long study on childrens music-making indicates that playing music in groups on a regular basis greatly improves a childs ability to empathise with others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Empathy is the capability to share and understand another's emotions and feelings. It is often characterized as the ability to "put oneself into another's shoes," Empathy does not necessarily imply compassion, sympathy, or empathic concern because this capacity can be present in context of compassionate or cruel behavior.
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