Teenagers develop empathy over time, but those who feel safe and connected with their families may have a head start.
A simple introduction from care providers can be a good start towards a truly patient-centred approach to health services.
We need to educate ourselves daily if we aspire to live peacefully in a multicultural society.
Trolls tend to know the impact they’ll have, but don’t seem to care. So, how do we use our new findings to help stop this seemingly pointless, harmful behaviour?
How do you teach empathy? Can it be in a way that foregrounds ancient, indigenous knowledge and practices? Design thinking might hold the answers.
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.