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Empathy empowers product development | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Empathy empowers product development. June 9, 2019. What kind of potato chip would you create, and what would you name it, if you wanted to sell the product exclusively to pregnant women?

Empathy prevents COVID-19 spreading | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

What the researchers say: “We show that empathy for the most vulnerable is an important factor, and that it can be used actively to combat the pandemic.

Paracetamol can reduce empathy for others | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Paracetamol can reduce empathy for others. About half of all Americans take painkillers every week, and the number is growing fast. Half of these over-the-counter pain medications, such as Tylenol, contain a substance called acetaminophen (paracetamol).

Empathy and cooperation go hand in hand | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Using game-theory-driven models, they showed that a capacity for empathy fosters cooperation, according to the senior author.

Empathy may be in the eye of the beholder | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Empathy may be in the eye of the beholder. November 15, 2020. Empathy is talked about a lot these days.

Why obeying orders can make us do terrible things | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Neuroscientists seeking the answer measured brain activity while participants inflicted pain and found that. obeying orders reduced empathy and guilt related brain activity. for the inflicted pain.

Wisdom can protect against loneliness | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Wisdom has several components, such as empathy, compassion, self-reflection and emotional regulation. Researchers found that empathy and compassion had the strongest inverse correlation with loneliness. People who were more compassionate were less lonely.

Rats prefer to help their own kind; humans may be similarly wired | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

“Priming a common group membership may be a more powerful driver for inducing pro-social motivation than increasing empathy,” she continued.