Tag Archives: Emotions

Autism Findings: Some Better at Interpreting Facial Expressions Than Previously Thought

[Source:  Medical X-Press]   The ability of people with autism to read what someone is feeling or thinking by looking at their eyes and face may have been underestimated, according to research conducted by a developmental psychology expert from London’s … Continue reading


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Babies Display Empathy for Victims as Early as 6 Months

Babies show empathy for a bullied victim at only six months of age, according to researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Hebrew University in Israel. In a paper published in British Journal of Psychology, researchers through two experiments contributed … Continue reading


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Many See Empathy as Requiring Too Much Mental Effort

[Source:  Psych Central] Empathy, the ability to understand the feelings of others, has long been hailed as a virtue that encourages helping behaviors. But a new study finds that many people don’t want to feel empathy, primarily because they believe … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Find of the Week: The Incredible Moodbear

Editor’s Note:   We featured this a few years ago, but thought it was time to share it again! I love this! It’s the cutest little thing to put on your desk… Or have the kids make themselves! Maybe you could … Continue reading


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Sequencing Mini-Book with Emotion Words

[Source:  Activity Tailor] Sequencing is one of those skills that we take for granted—of course you need to put toothpaste on the toothbrush before you brush your teeth—but most of our little ones need explicit instruction to fully comprehend the … Continue reading


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