Tag Archives: Empathy

Pediatric Therapy Corner: 13 Kids Books to Spark Conversations About Empathy

[Source:  Tiny Bop via School Psyched, Your School Psychologist on FB] Lately, it seems like every other day, we turn on the news or open up our social media to find that another tragedy has occurred. Each time we’re faced with … 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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Autism Tied to Less Empathy – And That May Be OK

[Source: Psych Central] New research shows that people with autistic traits show less empathy and reduced understanding of other people’s feelings. While autism is often associated with social difficulties, there has been debate in recent years about whether those in the autistic … 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 Corner: 13 Kids Books to Spark Conversations About Empathy

[Source:  Tiny Bop via School Psyched, Your School Psychologist on FB] Lately, it seems like every other day, we turn on the news or open up our social media to find that another tragedy has occurred. Each time we’re faced with … Continue reading


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