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How Narrative Relationships Overcome Empathic Bias: Elizabeth Gaskell's Empathy across Social Difference

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Introduction - Amsterdam Dynamic Facial Expression Set (ADFES) - University of Amsterdam

Emotion research has greatly benefited from standardized sets of emotional expressions. Here we present the Amsterdam Dynamic Facial Expression Set (ADFES), produced by the Department of Social Psychology of the University of Amsterdam.
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Yawns More Contagious Among Friends - Fox News

Yawns More Contagious Among Friends - Fox News | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
RedOrbitYawns More Contagious Among FriendsFox NewsThe researchers suggest this yawning contagion is, in part, the result of empathy, in which we can attempt to see things from another person's angle and respond to that person's emotions.
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Video: Rats Choose to Liberate Their Jailed Pals, A Sign of Empathy Among Non ... - Popular Science

Video: Rats Choose to Liberate Their Jailed Pals, A Sign of Empathy Among Non ... - Popular Science | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
Popular ScienceVideo: Rats Choose to Liberate Their Jailed Pals, A Sign of Empathy Among Non ...Popular ScienceThis is an unusual example of rats expressing empathy, a trait thought to be reserved to us higher mammals, the primates.
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Body Language Reveals ‘Empathy Gene’

Body Language Reveals ‘Empathy Gene’ | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
A new study suggests empathetic body language and behavior are linked to a genetic variation associated with sociability.
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The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker

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This riveting, myth-destroying book reveals how, contrary to popular belief, humankind has become progressively less violent, over millenia and decades. Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict ...
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Feeling one's pain to cause less pain - Inquirer.net

Feeling one's pain to cause less pain - Inquirer.net | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
Feeling one's pain to cause less painInquirer.netEmpathy is the ability to recognize and share someone else's feelings.
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How Reading Fiction Boosts Empathy - Culture - GOOD - StumbleUpon

The blissful calm thru becoming a part of something larger than oneself-How #Reading Boosts Empathy http://t.co/8J9gXNhj (@GOOD stuff)...
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Reading, Writing, Empathy: The Rise of 'Social Emotional Learning' | Dowser

Reading, Writing, Empathy: The Rise of 'Social Emotional Learning' | Dowser | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
Marc Brackett never liked school. “I was always bored,” he says, “and I never felt like any of my teachers really cared.
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Empathy and Evolution

Empathy and Evolution | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
Empathy is the ability to recognize thoughts and feelings within another conscious being. It is a mental capacity in which we can understand the inner world of others - their beliefs, emotions, intentions, values, goals, and ...
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Reading fiction 'improves empathy', study finds

Reading fiction 'improves empathy', study finds | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
US researchers measure impact of reading JK Rowling and Stephenie Meyer...
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How Reading Fiction Boosts Empathy - Culture - GOOD

How Reading Fiction Boosts Empathy - Culture - GOOD | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
A new study says people can improve their sensitivity to others simply by reading books.
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The art of seeing - program helps medical students develop empathy - St. Catharines Standard

The art of seeing - program helps medical students develop empathy - St. Catharines Standard | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
The art of seeing - program helps medical students develop empathySt. Catharines StandardSecond year family medicine residents from McMaster University took part recently in a seminar at TAG Gallery in St.
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Nature News Special : The Autism Enigma

Nature News Special : The Autism Enigma | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
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Study shows empathy in rats - Washington Post

Study shows empathy in rats - Washington Post | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
Study shows empathy in ratsWashington PostA study by Science/AAAS shows that rats preferred freeing caged rats rather than eating food placed in the cage, suggesting that the rats show empathy, a trait only previously known to primates.
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Rats Feel Each Other's Pain - ScienceNOW

Rats Feel Each Other's Pain - ScienceNOW | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
Rats Feel Each Other's Pain - ScienceNOW (RT @mollysoda: the fact that rats feel empathy is so beautiful to me i almost want to cry http://t.co/oGWQhW9R...)...
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Thin-slicing study of the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene and the evaluation and expression of the prosocial disposition

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Victorian Lessons in Empathy and ... - The Ohio State University Press

Victorian Lessons in Empathy and ... - The Ohio State University Press | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
Victorian Lessons in Empathy and Difference amplifies the fundamental distinction between the characters within a text or image—who are intimately unknowable to each other—and the material texts and images—which are ...
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Extract: The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker

Extract: The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
As part of a new series debating books with big ideas, read an excerpt from Pinker's new study of the decline of violence, considering the role of literacy...
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Students learn a powerful lesson in empathy - Edmonton Examiner - Alberta, CA

Students learn a powerful lesson in empathy - Edmonton Examiner - Alberta, CA | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
We could all use a little more empathy.
Students at Queen Elizabeth high school got a powerful lesson in empathy through a series of nationwide...
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We need to talk about Kevin's lack of empathy - The Guardian

We need to talk about Kevin's lack of empathy - The Guardian | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
The GuardianWe need to talk about Kevin's lack of empathyThe GuardianInstead I suggest we need to talk about the erosion of empathy. Unlike evil, empathy is scientifically tractable.
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How Being Socially Connected May Sap Your Empathy - TIME

How Being Socially Connected May Sap Your Empathy - TIME | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
How Being Socially Connected May Sap Your EmpathyTIMEFeeling socially connected is good for you, both physically and mentally, but in a paradox, it may also make you less empathetic to the plight of others.
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Empathy and neuroscience: powerful tools for social workers - 10/31/2011 - Community Care

Empathy and neuroscience: powerful tools for social workers - 10/31/2011 - Community Care | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
Neuroscience has revealed that social work skills can help rectify developmental damage to children's brains.
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The Chicago Empathy Project is Live!

The commitment of the Chicago Empathy Project (CEP) is to expand the application of empathy in human relatedness. In particular, the commitment is to provide an opening for the exchange of ideas in...
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Adam Smith (1723-1790) on mirror neurons and empathy

Adam Smith (1723-1790) on mirror neurons and empathy | Ethics of Empathy | Scoop.it
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