Research shows empathy itself does not have any limits. If it appears limited, it is because of people's goals, values and choices.
Can empathy be taught to students in the healthcare professions? A groundbreaking project is using visual art to ensure they pay attention to the whole person, not just the disease.
If police officers are sent to museums to train observational skills, shouldn't literary texts be used to teach empathy?
After such a difficult political experience, empathy is the key not only to feeling connected, but feeling understood – and understanding others.
Children feel sympathy for others from an early age. Two development psychologists explain how children can learn, based on feelings of sympathy, how to act more thoughtfully.