Empathy

tech-science

Ravens Spread Negative Emotions to Their Friends, Study Finds

“Our findings thus suggest negative emotional contagion in ravens, and in turn advance our understanding of the evolution of empathy.”
Becky Ferreira
5.22.19
mind

The Anatomy of Empathy

Joel Salinas can literally feel his patients' pain. But as scientists are learning, there's more to empathy than just mirroring someone else.
Shayla Love
5.7.19
empaths

Super-Empaths Are Real, Says Science

New research has suggested that 1 to 2 percent of the population struggle to differentiate between their own bodily feelings and other people's.
Hannah Ewens
11.8.18
science is cool

This Type of Tinder-User Could Be Psychopathic

And other science news you may have missed.
Shayla Love
9.9.18
Empathy Campaigns

Here’s Why People Don’t Care About Humanitarian Crises

The struggle for empathy is real.
Milena Mikael-Debass
8.23.18
goodbyes

RIP Koko, the Kitten-Loving Gorilla Who Communicated With Humans

Koko died in Woodside, California, on Tuesday. The beloved primate was 46.
Becky Ferreira
6.22.18
empaths

Why 'Empaths' Who Feel Other People's Pain Can Be So Alone

Making sense of empaths in a cruel, narcissistic world.
Hannah Ewens
11.17.17
Serial Killers

Why Do So Many People Sympathise with Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer?

The man murdered 17 men, and ate some of them. But people still want to look for the good in him.
Marianne Eloise
2.16.17
politics

Why Empathy Is Dangerous

Yale psychologist Professor Paul Bloom tells us why empathy can lead to war, manipulation and "stupid decisions".
Bruno Bayley
2.6.17
VICE TALKS FILM

Director Barry Jenkins on Creating Empathy Through His Film 'Moonlight'

We sat down with the director to chat about his fantastic new coming-of-age drama about a boy grappling with his identity and sexuality in a rough Miami neighborhood.
VICE Staff
10.22.16
New Age Shit

What It's Like to Be an Empath

If you feel the Earth's pain before an earthquake or have a panic attack because someone near you is anxious, you might be an empath too.
VICE Staff
7.9.16
Stuff

This Is Why Women Only Want to Be Friends with Empathetic Men

A new study shows boys with higher empathy have nearly double the number of female friends.
Hannah Ewens
6.10.16
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