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The secret of empathy

Stress from the presence of strangers prevents empathy, in both mice and humans
Thu, 2015-01-15 11:52

The ability to express empathy -- the capacity to share and feel another’s emotions -- is limited by the stress of being around strangers, according to a new study published today in the journal Current Biology.

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Extending empathy is key to human survival

Tue, 2014-05-20 07:29

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