Moving Toward Global Compassion
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2013
Publisher: Paul Ekman Group
Place of Publication: San Francisco
Sources ID: 47976
Visibility: Public (group default)
In the last few years, there has been a renewed interest in compassion. Yet focus on how another person’s suffering affects our own cognitive and emotional states and behavior is not new. There is a long history of research on related and not often clearly differentiated concepts such as empathy, emotional contagion, sympathy, and altruism.