"We saw that in these personality changes toward greater empathy, people placed a lot more importance upon more liberal ideologies..."
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: politics morality empathy personality featured society-and-culture beliefs
Families can support kids' mental health whether they're learning remotely or at school – here's how
Good mental health is the ability to adapt to changes and stress. Whatever school looks like, parents can help keep kids' social-emotional development on track in these four areas.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: mental-health school psychology stress sleep adaptation child-development child-psychology k-12-education emotions empathy emotional-skills identity self-esteem pandemic-school-closures pandemic-parenting remote-learning bedtime-routine social-emotional-development prosocial-behaviors sleep-hygiene peer-relationships reciprocity remote-schooling
Criminologists observed homicide detectives and conducted focus groups with the friends and families of murder victims to identify sources of tension.
June 15, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: communication empathy society-and-culture crimes police-officers murder
"A parent's difficulty identifying and connecting with a child's emotions is particularly concerning during these turbulent times..."
May 20, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: depression parents childrens-health empathy featured health-and-medicine
Listening to other people's dreams can help to improve your empathy levels.
May 13, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: covid-19 fiction sleep dreams empathy dreaming sleep-study
How to listen to your loved ones with empathy when you yourself are feeling the strain of social distancing
When you're stuck at home during social distancing, it's only natural to feel on edge at times. So how do you listen to a loved one who's on edge, too?
April 24, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: covid-19 social-distancing coronavirus-2020 empathy listening thich-nhat-hanh
Social distancing increased over the course of human history – but so did empathy and new ways to connect
People have changed over time, growing ever more distant and isolated from others – while at the same time finding new ways and technologies that let individuals connect and feel with others.
April 8, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: human-evolution social-distancing social-connection cognitive-science empathy novels evolutionary-psychology grooming robert-koch social-ties
Scientists studied the brains of more than men in prison for homicide or attempted homicide and found differences from the brains of people convicted of other crimes.
July 24, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: brains empathy science-and-technology crimes
"Today, HIV is considered a chronic, treatable condition. However, this study found that many patients continue to view it as a death sentence."
July 15, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: hiv physicians communication empathy health-and-medicine medications stigma
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