empathy

Human Brains Are Hardwired for Empathy

Human Brains Are Hardwired for Empathy

A new University of Virginia study, published in the August issue of the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience reveals some fundamental characteristics of human empathy. The study suggests that we are hardwired to empathize because we closely associate people who are close to us – friends, spouses, lovers – with our very selves. James […]