Many Canadians likely have a great deal of empathy for what Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau are going through right now — which is why opposition politicians should too.
The use of artificial intelligence in architecture practice and education is limited by its datasets and lack of empathy.
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by horror at terrorist attacks. But the first impulse of people during emergencies is often to help others.
Fear has important consequences for how people vote, what they spend their money on, who they consider to be part of their communities, and who they treat as outsiders.
What does secondhand embarrassment say about your own anxieties and biases?
Faces hold crucial clues on what others are thinking and feeling. So, does missing that key social information impact children’s unkind behaviour?
A new study finds that medical students lose their empathy, to everyone’s detriment.
Empathy helps us understand what others are thinking and feeling.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the George Floyd murder, in 2020, Black social workers are finding they are alone in coping with their trauma.
While educators in Netflix’s ‘Matilda the Musical’ aren’t meant to be blueprints for contemporary teaching, they suggest the powerful ways attentive adults can make a difference in children’s lives.
A clinical psychologist explains what has the potential to trigger our usually well-meaning laughter.
The explosive viral spread of the grainy but dramatic footage shows the limits of mainstream media ethics.
The idea of healing benefits and emotional catharsis through reading is intuitively appealing. But does it work that way? Jane Turner Goldsmith finds answers in neuroscience, philosophy and more.
It’s important that employers and employees understand sympathy, empathy and compassion, and consider these emotions’ roles in both job performance and employee relations.
New research suggests Canadians were more likely to support Ottawa’s COVID-19 financial aid if they recognized others were dealing with financial struggles, no matter their own economic situation.
What good is asking someone if they are OK if we are just performing empathy? And what do we do if they are really not OK?
An anthropologist explains how years of conflict have made Ukrainians reassess their priorities and relationships.
The transition to a new school year will be an important time for students to focus on strategies for fostering positive mental health and well-being, and recognizing signs that help may be needed.
The miracles of modern medicine can be life-saving. Yet as Tim Baker writes, cancer patients yearn for a little empathy from their doctors, as well as scripts.
Problems identifying and responding to emotions in others is thought of as a core feature of autism. But our research shows there may be minimal differences in this aspect of social interaction.