Here are three steps for overcoming the distress caused by a surfeit of empathy.
It’s intriguing how some people experience ASMR while others don’t - our latest research suggests that many ASMR responders are highly sensitive “orchids”.
The presence of pets makes people seem more trustworthy, research has found. People are more likely to help a stranger with a dog or another pet than a person without one.
The threat of COVID may be receding, but the fall-out will continue to affect business in the coming year, requiring strong leadership to navigate uncertain times.
It’s time to make caring doctors the norm, not the exception.
How to manage the stress of polarization and how to function when it surrounds us is now a necessary but underdeveloped skill for many of us.
Parents often want their kids to be creative. But while creativity has many benefits, it can also be used for harm. Here’s how to teach kids to harness their imagination for the common good.
As COVID gradually recedes and attention focuses on economic recovery, good leadership is essential to help companies and their employees navigate a post-pandemic future.
New research shows overworked, sleep-deprived health-care professionals are less empathetic to their patient’s needs compared to when they are well-rested.
Empathy is an important factor in getting people to act on environmental issues. Virtual reality can bring oceans closer to home for those who can’t experience the wealth of marine ecosystems.
New research shows how reading books can help young people escape from their sources of stress, find role models in characters and develop empathy.
Teenagers develop empathy over time, but those who feel safe and connected with their families may have a head start.
International students are a vulnerable population who have faced many stressors in the COVID-19 pandemic. Emotional intelligence can help navigate these.
A peace studies expert explains a technique for resolving conflict that she says is more effective and less divisive than public shaming.
Narcissism is relatively common among managers and can damage their relationships with employees. Yet some narcissists can enourage trust despite their shortcomings. So how can they be detected?
Scientists have not properly distinguished mind-reading from empathy - until now.
Children aren’t just losing out on education as a result of the pandemic.
Feelings of empathy for others may be plentiful in a year of suffering. But is feeling more empathy to loved ones than strangers morally right? A research team sought to find out.
Some scientists say attributing ‘human-like’ qualities to animals is misleading. Others say it’s a great tool for conservation. Either way, the Netflix hit My Octopus Teacher has a positive message.
It’s been said that empathy is Joe Biden’s superpower. A therapeutic approach to foreign policy under Biden might go a long way in easing tensions around the world exacerbated by Donald Trump.