Empathy

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
5.8.19
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
News

All The News You Need To Read Today

A breakdown of what's going on in the world.
VICE Staff
3.12.18
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
2.7.17
politics

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.
Laura Cram
12.28.16
video

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.
The Creators Project
11.18.16
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.
Hannah Ewens
7.8.16
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
6.9.16
Stuff

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.
Batya Ungar-Sargon
5.25.15
Stuff

Dr. James Fallon Makes Being a Psychopath Look Like Fun

An interview with a man who lacks empathy.
Roc Morin
10.6.14
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