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 Study
New research has suggested that 1 to 2 percent of the population struggle to differentiate between their own bodily feelings and other people's.
The Mirror-Touch Synesthetes Who Can Literally Feel Your Pain
People with the unique neurological condition aren't just sensitive to the emotions and physical sensations of others—they feel them like it's their own.