• So, the reason you might have yawned or felt like yawning is something called emotional contagion, which is a basic form of empathy, or feeling what someone else is feeling. (slate.com)
  • And as the disease progresses, destroying more brain cells and cognitive skills, this emotional empathy gets stronger, allowing patients to become more sensitive - and more vulnerable - to the feelings, words, and behaviors of other people. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Empathy can cause emotional fatigue and burn out in care giver professionals. (slideshare.net)
  • So, Bloom seems to think - correctly, to our minds - that cognitive empathy is not enough to motivate moral behaviour, whereas empathy in the proper sense - 'emotional empathy' - can be. (springer.com)
  • Outside the field of medicine, empathy is a mode of understanding that specifically involves emotional resonance. (springer.com)
  • I guess its cowardly of me not to shake these habits and go back to being an active, social empath, but I haven't found an emotional anchor that convinces me that I won't just get caught up in repeating the whole cycle of getting near-mortally hurt by empathy and needing bad habits to numb the pain. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • Empathy helps us resonate with others on both an emotional and physical level. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • After the fMRI experiment, the researchers asked the participants to fill in the Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI), a standard questionnaire that measures the "cognitive" and "emotional" aspects of empathy. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In other words, patients with anterior insular lesions had a hard time evaluating the emotional state of people in pain and feeling empathy for them, compared to the controls and the patients with anterior cingulate cortex lesions," said the researchers. (psychcentral.com)
  • Other studies have shown that oxytocin also increases emotional empathy and enhances socially reinforced learning in healthy men. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • MDMA enhances emotional empathy and prosocial behavior. (nih.gov)
  • MDMA enhanced explicit and implicit emotional empathy in the MET and increased prosocial behavior in the SVO test in men. (nih.gov)
  • In summary, MDMA sex-specifically altered the recognition of emotions, emotional empathy and prosociality. (nih.gov)
  • Recognizing that students need more than academic rigor and test preparation to succeed, a growing number of schools are turning their focus to social-emotional qualities like empathy. (ascd.org)
  • Bloom's thesis is that emotional empathy, the ability to identify with others and "feel their pain," is generally a poor guide for ethical behavior. (bostonreview.net)
  • Before we conclude that testosterone leaves men at an emotional disadvantage, additional studies must show that testosterone affects the many other dimensions of empathy. (berkeley.edu)
  • Traditionally, empathy is roughly defined as an intellectual ability of taking the role or perspective of another person and/or an emotional response to another person with the same emotional display. (wikipedia.org)
  • The empathic emotions component of ethnocultural empathy is attention to the feeling of a person or persons from another ethnocultural group to the degree that one is able to feel the other's emotional condition from the point of view of that person's racial or ethnic culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • As we think about empathy in a well-functioning classroom, the physical state can serve as a metaphor for the health of the social-emotional learning setting: A classroom might look fine on the surface, doing OK on standardized tests, memorizing facts and figures, but its internal environment might remain weak. (edutopia.org)
  • The recipient of this award will magnify the delivery of care with a profound attention to human suffering, models empathy and compassion in their language and action, and create a culture that embraces the human experience…that of our patients, their families, and each other. (cvent.com)
  • Presentation by Lidewij Niezink at the 'Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference', London, November 2012. (slideshare.net)
  • How can we make sure that the research on empathy and compassion contributes to this changing world? (slideshare.net)
  • To question the merits of empathy is to question love, compassion, and basic human decency. (bostonreview.net)
  • Bloom has finally given us an argument for why wisdom and compassion must apply the brakes to empathy so that we can think clearly about decisions that affect the lives of millions. (bostonreview.net)
  • At a time in history when statistics of perinatal mental illness and infant developmental problems are soaring, we must all work together, with synergistic compassion and empathy, to ensure every mother and father gets appropriate and timely care to optimize their health and mammalian competence and to prevent the adverse effects of perinatal psychological distress. (midwiferytoday.com)
  • This award-winning New York Times #1 bestseller is about bullying, empathy, compassion, and acceptance is now an award-winning film. (familyeducation.com)
  • She adds, "Children as young as 18 months exhibit compassion, empathy, altruism, so these characteristics are part of who we are. (edutopia.org)
  • Congratulations to these 2018 Empathy Amplified Award Finalists! (cvent.com)
  • The Award recipient will be announced and honored on June 20, 2018 at the 9th Annual Patient Experience Empathy & Innovation Summit. (cvent.com)
  • Is a seller of old cars really empathic when he asks about our children or is it truly empathy that drives a politician to tearfully hug the victims of an earthquake, as Berlusconi recently did in Italy? (emory.edu)
  • We found that even when not engaged directly in a task that involves empathy, brain activity within these networks can reveal people's empathic disposition," reports Prof. Iacoboni. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Now that we know the specific brain mechanisms associated with empathy, we can translate these findings into disease categories and learn why these empathic responses are deficient in neuropsychiatric illnesses, such as autism," said Patrick R. Hof, M.D., a professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. (psychcentral.com)
  • SEE is composed of three instrumental aspects: intellectual empathy, empathic emotions, and the communication of those two. (wikipedia.org)
  • The communicative empathy component is the expression of ethnocultural empathic thoughts (intellectual empathy) and feelings (empathic emotions) toward members of racial and ethnic groups different from one's own. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their Start Empathy initiative shares research, case studies and inspirational stories, and is building a network of Changemaker Schools committed to building empathic, encouraging environments at the elementary level. (edutopia.org)
  • 2014). Empathy reduces aggression, boosts prosocial behaviors (Eisenberg, Eggum, & DiGiunta, 2010) and may be our best antidote to bullying and racism (Santos et al. (ascd.org)
  • Jean Decety is a leading scholar on the cognitive neuroscience of moral reasoning, social decision-making, empathy, justice motivation and prosocial behavior, as well as other topics related to how we. (uchicago.edu)
  • What students need to learn is not just empathy, but extreme empathy-the flexibility to inhabit the mind of someone dramatically unlike themselves. (core77.com)
  • Basic empathy involves offering back any feelings that your mentee is stating. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Empathy also involves neural structures far older than our species. (emory.edu)
  • In this paper, we articulate evidence from social psychology and cognitive neuroscience, and argue that empathy involves both emotion sharing (bottom-up information processing) and executive control to regulate and modulate this experience (top-down information processing), underpinned by specific and interacting neural systems. (hindawi.com)
  • Communicating with empathy involves three main components: listening to the person with whom you're trying to communicate, recognizing their level of science literacy, and seeking to understand their concerns without invalidating their emotions. (plos.org)
  • By turning it into practice: Empathy Circles combine research from different scientific disciplines into one instrument which helps us to walk the talk. (slideshare.net)
  • The author thanks Oxford University Press for permission to use material from Halpern J, From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice, Oxford University Press, 2001. (springer.com)
  • Maybe that sounds obvious, but reminders to practice empathy are always worthwhile. (lifehacker.com)
  • In Assessing Empathy , Elizabeth A. Segal and colleagues marshal years of research to present a comprehensive definition of empathy, one that links neuroscientific evidence to human service practice. (columbia.edu)
  • That high rate of physician burnout-fed by the competing demands of contemporary medical practice-can make cultivating a healthy sense of empathy a struggle. (ama-assn.org)
  • And like a muscle, empathy gets stronger and stronger with practice and can be developed by any grade school child. (edutopia.org)
  • Finally, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen added: "Finding that even a fraction of why we differ in empathy is due to genetic factors helps us understand people, such as those with autism, who struggle to imagine another person's thoughts and feelings. (eurekalert.org)
  • What enables us to feel empathy-to experience or share another person's pain, fear, joy, or any other emotion? (dnalc.org)
  • The authors examined the responses of nearly 14,000 students who had completed a questionnaire measuring different types of empathy. (berkeley.edu)
  • Students with high levels of empathy display more classroom engagement, higher academic achievement, and better communication skills (Jones et al. (ascd.org)
  • However, increasing research found that people usually hold different levels of empathy toward different individuals based on perceived psychological similarity. (wikipedia.org)
  • It not only offers a comprehensive review of the concept of empathy, but also summarizes important research findings from human neuroscience, developmental psychology, social work, ethology, and other social science disciplines that bear on our understanding of how empathy is acquired, and the critical functions it serves in both social and interpersonal contexts. (columbia.edu)
  • Here are 10 powerful books that will help children understand the concept of empathy. (penguin.co.uk)
  • We will argue that empathy can have an essential role to play in moral motivation, but then it needs to be harshly disciplined by other factors - in particular, reasoning - to play its role properly. (springer.com)
  • Yet in seeking to make empathy a reliable professional skill, doctors change the meaning of the term. (springer.com)
  • They then introduce the concepts of interpersonal empathy and social empathy, and how these processes can interrelate or operate separately. (columbia.edu)
  • Finally, they examine the weaknesses of extant empathy assessments before introducing three new, validated measures: the Empathy Assessment Index, the Social Empathy Index, and the Interpersonal and Social Empathy Index. (columbia.edu)
  • Segal and her coauthors have carefully and thoroughly deconstructed the elements of empathy examined by neuroscientific research in order to construct an innovative theory of social empathy. (columbia.edu)
  • Yawning is generally associated with boredom and sleepiness, but according to the University of Leeds research, an inclination to contagious yawning may in fact be a sign of a high-level of how human beings have the ability to put themselves in someone else's shoes or social empathy. (medindia.net)
  • Many people have dogs and cats at home, so that they have no trouble understanding the connections that I make between human and animal empathy. (emory.edu)
  • Animal empathy: Testing rats with water and chocolate (VIDEO). (slate.com)
  • Ridley and Lingle have defined cultural empathy as a "learned ability" which is composed of three subordinate processes: cognitive, affective, and communicative. (wikipedia.org)
  • For one, we should make it clear that the Asian Art Museum stands firmly on the side of inclusion, global consciousness, and cultural empathy. (asianart.org)
  • The theme of this year's three-day, inter-professional conference is Empathy Where You Are and features expert speakers, panel discussions and workshops representing multiple healthcare professions and disciplines engaged in exploring innovative ways to demonstrate empathy and provide value to patients and caregivers throughout their journey of care. (cvent.com)
  • He has hypothesized that our brains, when confronted with members of other identity groups, generates an "empathy gap" and may limit our ability to put ourselves in the other person's shoes. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Intellectual empathy is the ability to understand a racially or ethnically different person's thinking and/or feeling. (wikipedia.org)
  • Empathy is when you think about the other person and try to understand them without judgment or letting your own feelings get in the way - picturing yourself in that person's shoes with their life experiences and unique perspective. (wikihow.com)
  • Just to give one pretty unbelievable example of the lack of empathy in politics: Missouri State Representative Cynthia Davis recently opposed subsidized school lunches for low income children, claiming that 'hunger can be a positive motivator. (emory.edu)
  • While he's right that dismissing him for sending such a note would be improper, a letter like that also serves as a fairly clear indication of his lack of empathy, and just plain judgment. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • Silicon Valley's biggest failing is not poor marketing of its products, or follow-through on promises, but, rather, the distinct lack of empathy for those whose lives are disturbed by its technological wizardry. (newyorker.com)
  • Could A Lack Of Empathy Explain Cruelty? (npr.org)
  • People with these conditions are thought to lack empathy," Prof. Iacoboni explains. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Psychopaths do not lack empathy, rather they can switch it on at will, according to new research. (slashdot.org)
  • Lack of natural empathy can lead to insensitive behaviour that, left unchecked, can become damaging to others and to the financial health of the company. (thestar.com)
  • To put it another way, moral disdain is necessary to produce a lack of empathy. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • A lot of people reading this might expect that I will be writing about my lack of empathy. (healthyplace.com)
  • It has always irritated me that a lack of empathy is consistently correlated with bipolar with virtually no reference to folks with the exact opposite experience. (healthyplace.com)
  • Why Do Psychopaths Lack Empathy? (medindia.net)
  • Now obviously someone who lacks empathy would be a really bad counselor but one would think the school would have considered suitability back when it admitted Schwartz into the program. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • Still, what exactly do we mean when we say that someone has-or lacks-empathy? (columbia.edu)
  • Using a new global education platform called Empatico , the two teachers recently started connecting their students for learning activities designed to foster empathy along with global awareness. (edutopia.org)
  • Can it foster empathy and reduce hate? (asianart.org)
  • Organizations can't forget that a little empathy goes a long way, too. (cio.com)
  • Make it a priority to help your children understand empathy, not as a word, but as a feeling that deeply relates to the person sitting next to them on the bus, in the cafeteria, in a classroom, at a ballgame, or in the community," Bryant said. (indystar.com)
  • in order to not end up in experiencing just personal distress but rather to be able to empathize, we need a good capacity to regulate emotions elicited in empathy contexts. (slideshare.net)
  • From mirror neurons that help us "reflect" other people's emotions, to using brain scans that detect different kinds of empathy, researchers have always tried to dig deep into the brain, searching for the roots of this profound human feeling. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • MDMA did not alter cognitive empathy in the MET but impaired the identification of negative emotions, including fearful, angry and sad faces, in the FERT, particularly in women. (nih.gov)
  • But if we can demonstrate that their brains have the capability for empathy, we can work to improve it through training and the use of other therapies. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Our brains are capable of experiencing physical empathy in a variety of ways. (psychcentral.com)
  • Is there an "empathy switch" in our brains? (psychologytoday.com)
  • They may act in ways that leave no doubt in my mind, such as when a dog rescues a child from an attacking snake or when a chimpanzee goes over to the loser of a fight, and gently puts an arm around him or her, but there are always people who object to the assumption of empathy in other species. (emory.edu)
  • empathy alone will never end the regular and widespread killing of black people in disproportionate numbers. (commondreams.org)
  • Cognitive empathy is 'morally neutral' [ 1 , p. people who are morally good share it with 'successful con men, seducers, and torturers' [ 1 , p. (springer.com)
  • Empathy, then, is not a reliable guide to moral action because it is directed first and foremost at people (bracketing other sentient beings for present purposes) we know well or who are present before our eyes - those who are 'spatially near' - at the expense of those who are strangers to us, or beyond the reach of our senses. (springer.com)
  • Furthermore, even among people who are present to our senses, some may not easily be the target of our empathy because they are different from us in some conspicuous ways: their skin colour is different, they are deformed, dirty, etc. - that is, empathy is discriminatory. (springer.com)
  • Finally, empathy is 'innumerate': we cannot empathize with groups of people in proportion to their number. (springer.com)
  • So I've been arguing in this book that we should instead use the term empathy and the erosion of empathy to explain how people are capable of hurting other people. (npr.org)
  • When the money was given it was as a token of solidarity, empathy and grief felt by the people of Gujarat for the suffering endured by flood affected people of Bihar," BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman told PTI . (hindustantimes.com)
  • They also showed that, on average, autistic people have more difficulties with cognitive empathy, even though their affective empathy may be intact. (eurekalert.org)
  • The more an individual's team affiliation resonated with them, the less empathy they were likely to express for members of the rival team," Bruneau said, characterizing the results of a computer-based experiment that pitted random groups of people against each other. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Dear Perplexed: Even more important than teaching children proper etiquette is teaching them empathy for other people. (chicagotribune.com)
  • People with different levels of ethnocultural empathy were also reported to respond distinctively to individuals who are similar with themselves and those who are not. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, people with higher level of enthnocultural empathy had been found to work more successfully with individuals from other cultures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some people have a high level of empathy. (thestar.com)
  • Reason and objective judgement about how to do the most good for the most people, not a self-focused empathy, must be our primary moral guide. (dal.ca)
  • Emily's big sister explains that empathy is the ability to notice what other people feel. (familyeducation.com)
  • This circle process was developed for small groups (3 to 5 people) to speak, listen and dialog in a structured way that maximizes mutual and reciprocal empathy. (causes.com)
  • While the study didn't examine why empathy may be declining, the authors draw on prior research to speculate that culprits could include the corresponding rise in narcissism among young people, the growing prevalence of personal technology and media use in everyday life, shrinking family size (dealing with siblings may teach empathy), and stronger pressures on young people to succeed academically and professionally. (berkeley.edu)
  • A new study reveals that people who are willing to harm one in order to save many may be lacking in a specific kind of empathy. (medindia.net)
  • And in a later poll, the empathy gap widened, with only 33 percent saying they believed that Mr. Romney cared about people like them. (nytimes.com)
  • Perceptions of empathy are also correlated with whether people currently favor Mr. Romney or Mr. Obama. (nytimes.com)
  • The story of yetziat mitzraim ( יְצִיאַת מִצְרַיִם ) - the Exodus from Egypt - reveals the glory of God's great empathy for His people. (hebrew4christians.com)
  • In his new book, The Science of Evil , Cambridge University professor Simon Baron-Cohen explains the empathy spectrum we all lie on and that an erosion of empathy can explain why some commit cruel acts. (npr.org)
  • The results of this study, led by Varun Warrier(1) (University of Cambridge), Professors Simon Baron-Cohen(2) (University of Cambridge) and Thomas Bourgeron(3) (Paris Diderot University, Institut Pasteur, CNRS), and David Hinds (23andMe), first revealed that our empathy is partly down to genetics. (eurekalert.org)
  • He explains the motivation for the study, saying, "Assessing empathy is often the hardest in the populations that need it most. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Lisa Aziz-Zadeh, assistant professor at USC's Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy , explains how the brain produces empathy, even for those who differ physically from themselves in a paper published online by Cerebral Cortex . (psychcentral.com)
  • Kids will have the chance to explore their similarities and differences, expand their horizons, and strengthen their empathy muscles," explains Daniel Lubetzky, the entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded The Kind Foundation. (edutopia.org)
  • Empathy starts with putting yourself in someone else's shoes -- a key step in understanding perspectives that differ from your own. (edutopia.org)
  • The team proposes that with the right training, it could be possible to help psychopaths activate their "empathy switch", which could bring them a step closer to rehabilitation. (slashdot.org)
  • Neuroscientists using functional magnetic resonance imaging have come closer to learning how differently wired psychopaths are that they don't feel empathy and concern when others are in pain. (medindia.net)
  • It has to do with only one thing, which is empathy-the patient's perception that you're relating to them. (bain.com)
  • An international team of researchers has demonstrated, for the first time, that a particular area of the brain - called the anterior insular cortex - is where human empathy originates. (psychcentral.com)
  • The researchers found that patients with damage only in the anterior insular cortex had difficulty feeling empathy. (psychcentral.com)
  • Researchers tested a rat's empathy by giving it a choice: chocolate or a drowning friend. (slate.com)
  • To find out, the researchers dosed twenty women with either testosterone or a placebo, and then measured their ability to mimic facial expressions, which previous research has shown to be one marker of empathy. (berkeley.edu)
  • Studying the genetics of empathy, he said, might help researchers better understand how people's environment -- their upbringing and social influences, for example -- builds their ability to empathize. (drugs.com)
  • Empathy is an important trait that helps us understand and respond to what someone else is feeling or going through," Warrier said. (drugs.com)
  • Empathy is definitely a mutable trait," said Riess, who was not involved in the study. (drugs.com)
  • Danny Hayes, a political scientist, has shown that political parties come to "own" certain traits just like they "own" certain issues, and empathy is a "Democratic" trait. (nytimes.com)
  • Furthermore, perceptions of candidates' personalities aren't necessarily consequential because there are many potential trait dimensions on which voters could evaluate candidates - honesty, leadership, empathy - and across these different dimensions, voters' assessments may not help any one candidate. (nytimes.com)
  • Professor Thomas Bourgeron said: "These results offer a fascinating new perspective on the genetic influences that underpin empathy. (eurekalert.org)
  • We discuss data from recent behavioral and functional neuroimaging studies with an emphasis on the perception of pain in others, and highlight the role of different neural mechanisms that underpin the experience of empathy, including emotion sharing, perspective taking, and emotion regulation. (hindawi.com)
  • This is a reply to Jesse Prinz and Paul Bloom's skepticism about the moral importance of empathy. (springer.com)
  • Bloom's point is that empathy often motivates us in ways that are morally objectionable. (springer.com)
  • The first is to analyze empathy and it various levels from an evolutionary standpoint, tracing its origin all the way back to early mammals. (emory.edu)
  • This study provides the first evidence suggesting that the empathy deficits in patients with brain damage to the anterior insular cortex are strikingly similar to the empathy problems found in several psychiatric diseases, according to Xiaosi Gu, Ph.D., who originally conducted the research. (psychcentral.com)
  • Recent neuroscience research is suggesting that there is a way to tell people's stories and possibly narrow the "empathy gap" among different identity groups. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Emile Bruneau, a cognitive neuroscientist at MIT, is at the forefront of such empathy research. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Previous research indicated that women were more likely to report higher level of ethnocultural empathy than men, Non-White individuals[where? (wikipedia.org)
  • Summaries of new research on the decline of empathy in America, the power of the mind to trump the senses, and yoga's ability to improve the quality of life of breast cancer patients. (berkeley.edu)
  • A new research has found that the act of contagious yawning is all about empathy. (medindia.net)
  • Research shows that during medical school, students tend to see their empathy decline. (drugs.com)
  • On the flip side, Riess has done research showing that doctors can cultivate empathy. (drugs.com)
  • A new study led by scientists from the University of Cambridge, the Institut Pasteur, Paris Diderot University, the CNRS and the genetics company 23andMe suggests that our empathy is not just a result of our education and experience but is also partly influenced by genetic variations. (eurekalert.org)
  • This study suggests young adults may have a lot of work to do: It finds that empathy is declining sharply among college students today. (berkeley.edu)
  • A new study suggests that psychopathic criminals could feel empathy but are able to switch it on and off according to their will. (medindia.net)
  • This suggests that the psychology students were more susceptible to contagious yawning, and scored significantly higher on the empathy test than did the engineering students. (medindia.net)
  • A not unheard of revulsion of empathy suggests that it is out of place for Justices because they must be neutral, impartial, and unbiased. (opednews.com)
  • In contrast, leading physician educators define empathy as a form of detached cognition. (springer.com)
  • With almost half of doctors nationally experiencing burnout, one medical group turned to physician empathy training. (ama-assn.org)
  • That, in turn, can negatively affect professional satisfaction, which is why this medical group's journey to reducing burnout began with physician empathy training. (ama-assn.org)
  • In recent years, the field of cognitive neuroscience has made impressive strides in identifying neural networks in the brain related to or triggered by empathy. (columbia.edu)
  • The suit, which claims up to $1 million in losses and seeks at least $2 million in punitive damages, alleges the school dismissed him quickly rather than help him improve his empathy to complete the field work required for graduating. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • And part of the reason for writing this book is that the neuroscience has been making great strides over the last decade, and I wanted to bring together all the work that's showing where empathy works in the brain. (npr.org)
  • Though they are engaged to differing degrees depending on the circumstance, it appears that both the intuitive and rationalizing parts of the brain work in tandem to create the sensation of empathy, said Aziz-Zadeh. (psychcentral.com)
  • I look at how empathy can make us more productive, get more work approved and encourage innovation within the web design community. (boagworld.com)
  • That is why some of the most successful for-profit businesses assess job applicants for their natural empathy: understanding how important this quality is to fostering a positive work environment, encouraging teamwork, and bolstering profitability. (thestar.com)
  • Painting is by Mary Cassatt, who did amazing work in painting the feeling of empathy and care in families). (causes.com)
  • Self-development, personal experience of life, attachment style and protosocial skills such as empathy, communication and attunement should be the main focus. (midwiferytoday.com)
  • Aside from tackling Social Darwinism, my deeper interest is how empathy works. (emory.edu)
  • We know very little about this, but what we do know is that empathy is not some sort of cognitive construct, the way psychologists often like to present it, but goes far deeper. (emory.edu)
  • understanding is deeper because it comes from empathy or identification. (lifehacker.com)
  • Empathy can lead to better listening, more effective communication, and a deeper bond in the relationship. (wikihow.com)
  • Refer to and update your Empathy Maps regularly as you develop a deeper understanding of your customers as you continually learn from feedback. (medium.com)
  • WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Even before President Obama chose Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, he let it be known that he was looking for a justice with, among other things, something called 'empathy. (cnn.com)
  • The wrap against Sotomayor on the empathy front is that she's over-the-top. (cnn.com)
  • In so doing, the press and other sources rail against President Obama's reference to the "empathy' he would seek in a Supreme Court nominee and which Sotomayor appears to embrace. (opednews.com)
  • In the case of Sotomayor, however, Coburn demonstrated an absence of "empathy" and showed that he had not understood Alito's assertion. (opednews.com)
  • However, through the rational part of the brain, we are also able to feel empathy for someone feeling something we have not or are incapable of experiencing. (psychcentral.com)
  • After all, it's the quality of empathy -- being able to see things from someone else's perspective and feel what they feel -- that Romney has had trouble convincing voters he possesses. (prospect.org)
  • The scarlet letter, then, gives Hester a deep intimacy with a community from which she has supposedly been expelled, and an ability to feel empathy for other individuals. (sparknotes.com)
  • Once seen as a "soft" skill, empathy helps us understand and feel with others. (ascd.org)
  • Empathy is the ability to experience and understand what others feel without confusion between oneself and others. (hindawi.com)
  • This lovely tale of acceptance is a valuable tool that demonstrates empathy in action and shows how little readers can help new friends feel welcome. (penguin.co.uk)
  • With your partner, discuss how she showed empathy toward you, how it made you feel and what you wish she had done differently. (tolerance.org)
  • Empathy Maps challenge you to think about what your customer sees and hears, how they think and feel, as well as what they say and do. (medium.com)
  • Syntactic direction and obviation as empathy-based phenomena: a typological approach" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)