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Posts tagged empathy

October 25, 2017


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Emotional Intelligence Can Be A Negative

One study showed that people with higher levels of emotional intelligence experience more stress.

February 6, 2017


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The Brain Of A Psychopath

Scientists are studying how to diagnose psychopathy using MRIs.

October 31, 2016


Two Great Pyrenees dogs touch noses.

The Empathetic Abilities of Dogs

Scientists are studying whether or not dogs are empathetic.

March 5, 2014


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Learning Sympathy

In spite of recent research on the subject, when and how babies learn sympathy is still something of a scientific mystery.

August 3, 2010



What Makes A Tear-Jerker?

Brain studies are making scientists look at human interaction in a whole new light.

June 2, 2008


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Autism and Contagious Yawning

While the communicability of the yawn is not one of the most pressing issues in modern medicine, scientists still have few clues about why it happens.

September 27, 2003



What do IQ tests really measure? Find out what psychologists think, on this Moment of Science.

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