I Feel Your Pain!

Why empathy, compassion, and altruism are not just for softies.

36 Hours in Empathyville

By Sara Konrath Ph.D.

A visit to a land of empaths

How to Test Your Empathy

By Guy Winch Ph.D.

Empathy comes more naturally to some than to others.

Why I Love Bambi

By Hank Davis

It's not difficult to nurture baby animals, even hairy rodents.

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By David Niose

Empathy in excess might explain the president's woes.

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