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.
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.
All The News You Need To Read Today
A breakdown of what's going on in the world.
Why 'Empaths' Who Feel Other People's Pain Can Be So Alone
Making sense of empaths in a cruel, narcissistic world.
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.
Why Empathy Is Dangerous
Yale psychologist Professor Paul Bloom tells us why empathy can lead to war, manipulation and "stupid decisions".
What Happened to Empathy in Politics in 2016?
Since 2015's UK general election, internal divisions have cut lines through the electorate – and we have to consider what that means for our future.
A Fiery Attack on Gender Norms | TCP Meets Cassils
Personal trainer-turned-performance artist Cassils gives us a window into how strict physical training tests the limits of not only endurance, but empathy.
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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.
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.
A Tech Guy from Detroit Created a Dating App that Matches Israelis with Palestinians
It may not bring about world peace, but Verona hopes to create greater empathy between those on both sides of one of the planet's oldest conflicts.
Dr. James Fallon Makes Being a Psychopath Look Like Fun
An interview with a man who lacks empathy.