There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.
Children who cruelly disregard other people’s pain and psychopathic criminal offenders show dysfunction in similar brain regions— but new research finds that the changes may lead in opposite directions.
Learning to share is one thing, but getting children to do it is another.
A study shows physicians may care more than you think about their patients’ pain.
Do children become more kind and empathetic after a disaster— or does the experience make them more focus more on self-preservation?
In disasters, it’s human nature to band together and be kind to one another in order to survive
Some autistic people report feeling more strongly connected to animals than to other people, but a new study suggests that introducing companion animals to autistic children at the right time in life may help with human bonding, too.
Learning to make music helps babies communicate better and amps up empathy in older kids.
Psychopathic serial killers are a source of infinite public fascination. If best-selling novels, hit TV series and popular films are any indication, you’d think real-life Hannibal Lecters were constantly running amok in the U.S. …
People who are hard-wired to show empathy and kindness do so even in the face of a threatening or untrustworthy world.
A new study shows why empathy doesn’t cross the political aisle.
What do women want? It’s the age-old question. But a recent study offers men a clue: women are most satisfied when their partner knows they’re upset.
Cell phones connect you socially, but they may also make you less socially minded.