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Far from bolstering generosity: a religious upbringing dimishes it.

The Economist

November 7, 2015

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Religion makes children more selfish.

Forbes

November 5, 2015

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Brain waves predict which kids will share.

Futurity

December 19, 2014

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The superhero tendency.

The Daily Mail (United Kingdom)

April 10, 2014

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Psychopaths might have an impaired empathy circuit.

Mind & Brain – Scientific American

January 13, 2014

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New frontiers in social neuroscience.

The Wall Street Journal

April 23, 2013

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L’altruisme éclairé par un séisme.

Le Monde

February 13, 2013

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How disasters and trauma can affect children’s empathy.

Time Magazine

January 22, 2013

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Research shows the brain quickly determines intent of harmful actions.

Chicago Tribune

January 16, 2013

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Unshakable humanity: Altruism and disaster.

The Huffington Post

January 15, 2013

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Understanding psychopathic and sadistic minds.

Time Magazine

May 14, 2012

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Empathy – the South African way.

University of Cape Town News

March 12, 2012

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Rats show empathy and free their trapped companions.

Time Magazine

Dec 8, 2011

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A new model of empathy: the rat.

Washington Post

Dec 8, 2011

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Prison research to examine neural circuitry of criminal psychopaths.

News Medical

Aug 2, 2011

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Moral responses change as people age.

National Science Foundation

Jun 2, 2011

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New Society for Social Neuroscience to help guide emerging field.

UChicago News

Dec 9, 2010

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What would you do if your cruise ship stopped in Haiti?

The Globe and Mail, Toronto

Jan 23, 2010

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Les médecins endurcis à la douleur.

Le Figaro

Feb 3, 2010

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Primer diálogo sobre el cerebro.

La Nation, Buenos Aires

Nov 4, 2009

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Sadism in the brain.

Dana Foundation

Feb 19, 2009

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Loneliness as bad for health as smoking and obesity.

The Med Guru

Feb 17, 2009

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Mobbare njuter när andra lider.

Dalarnas Tidningar (Sweden)

Feb 20, 2009

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Bullies may enjoy seeing others in pain.

National Geographic

Nov 7, 2008

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Brain Scans Show Bullies Enjoy Others’ Pain.

Washington Post

Nov 7, 2008

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Bullying tendency wired in brain.

BBC News

Nov 7, 2008

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Empathy comes naturally to children: study.

Reuters

Jul 11, 2008

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Kids feel your (especially intentionally) inflicted pain.

USA Today

Jul 11, 2008

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You remind me of me.

New York Times

Feb 12, 2008

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Doctors’ brains curb response to patients’ pain.

American Medical News

Nov 5, 2007

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Doctors regulate their pain responses to better treat patients.

The University of Chicago News Office

Sep 27, 2007

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How your brain allows you to walk in another’s shoes.

Wall Street Journal

Aug 17, 2007

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Hard-wired for moral politics: Neuroscience and empathy.

Znet

May 20, 2007

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A neurological basis for psychiatric delusions.

The Tripe Helix

Nov 1, 2006

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Faculty members honored with professorships, new scholars welcomed.

Science News Online

Jan 19, 2006

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Who we are.

Embo Reports

Jun 10, 2005

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Search for sympathy uncovers patterns of brain activity.

Innovations Report

Mar 12, 2002

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The University of the Free State

South Africa, starts lecture series on reconcilliation and empathy.

Feb 28, 2012

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L’altruismo non è solo umano

Corriere Della Sera

Dec 11, 2011

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Rats feel each other’s pain.

Science Now

Dec 8, 2011

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Becoming compassionately numb.

The New York Times

Oct 1, 2011

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Why doctors should be more empathetic-but not too much more.

Scientific American

Apr 26, 2011

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The animal-cruelty syndrom.

The New York Times

Jun 7, 2010

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Docs don’t feel your pain much – and that’s best.

World Science

Jan 20, 2010

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Comportamiento / Las raíces de la empatía y la moral.

La Nation, Buenos Aires

Nov 8, 2009

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Aimer voir souffrir.

Sciences Humaines

Mar 1, 2009

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Researchers shed new light on connection between brain and loneliness.

University of Chicago News Office

Feb 15, 2009

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Loneliness affects how the brain operates.

Science Daily

Feb 17, 2009

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Le cerveau social.

Sciences Humaines

Nov 2009

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Bullies’ brain light up with pleasure as people squirm.

National Science Foundation

Nov 7, 2008

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Bullies may get kick out of seeing others in pain.

Reuters

Nov 7, 2008

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Bullies may enjoy seeing others in pain: Brain scans show disruption in natural empathetic response.

University of Chicago News Office

Jul 11, 2008

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Children hardwired for empathy, say brain researchers.

CBC News, Canada

Jul 11, 2008

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Children are naturally prone to be empathic and moral.

Physorg

Jul 11, 2008

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Sorry, but I can’t help you.

Newsweek

Nov 3, 2007

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Physicians Learn to Suppress Empathy Reaction, Study Shows.

Washington Post

Oct 1, 2007

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Doctors suppress response to patients’ pain, brain scans reveal.

Times London

Sep 27, 2007

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Human hard-wired for morality?

Washington Post

May 29, 2007

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The mentalizing network and its role in recognizing envy and gloating.

Medscape Today

Jun 6, 2007

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Self-serve brains.

The University of Chicago Chronicle

Feb 11, 2006

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PET Uncovers Patterns in Emotional Brain Activity.

SNM Advancing molecular imaging abd therapy

Dec 2, 2005

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Study examines neural correlates of sympathy, by E. Benson. APA Monitor on Psychology

American Psychological Association

March 2003

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Sympathetic view.

The Weekend Australian, Sydney, Australia

Dec 7, 2002

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Brain function linked to sympathy.

Health-news.co.uk, London, England

Dec 4, 2002

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Knowing our imitations, by India Morrison.

Trends in Cognitive Sciences

Feb 16, 2002

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Neuroscientists searching for roots of empathy find brain regions involved in learning by imitation.

University of Washington Office of News and Information, Seattle

Jan 22, 2002

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Our empathic brain.

Discover

Sep 1, 2001

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