News tagged with empathy
(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 |
(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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Your brain works hard to help understand your fellow person no matter how different they may be.
Neuroscience Jul 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Nearly everyone can recognize the stereotypical scene of construction workers catcalling women as being sexist, but both men and women tend to overlook the more subtle daily acts of sexism they encounter, according to a recent ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 13, 2011 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 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
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
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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