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Empathy and Evolution

Empathy and Evolution | Evolutionary psychology | Scoop.it

Psychologists distinguish two main components of empathy: cognitive empathy (knowing another person's thoughts and beliefs) and affective empathy (knowing another person's feelings and emotions). The degree of ...


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Fascinating article, was an interesting read.

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Lois Larsen's curator insight, December 10, 2013 8:13 PM

Children don't understand someone ese's percepective until the age of abot four

 

 

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The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011

The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011 | Evolutionary psychology | Scoop.it

What it means to be human, how pronouns are secretly shaping our lives, and why we believe.


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Some very interesting books on this list and I will definetly be adding them to my reading list! 

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