- Title Pages
- Introduction: Why Is Empathy so Important?
- 1 Empathy without Isomorphism: A Phenomenological Account
- 2 Empathy, Evolution, and Human Nature Allan Young
- 3 The Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis: Issues and Implications
- 4 It’s More than Skin Deep: Empathy and Helping Behavior across Social Groups
- 5 Empathy Is Not Always as Personal as You May Think: The Use of Stereotypes in Empathic Accuracy
- 6 Empathy in Primates and Other Mammals
- 7 Nature and Forms of Empathy in the First Years of Life
- 8 Social-Cognitive Contributors to Young Children’s Empathic and Prosocial behavior
- 9 Relations of Empathy-Related Responding to Children’s and Adolescents’ Social Competence
- 10 How Children Develop Empathy: The Contribution of Developmental Affective Neuroscience
- 11 Empathy and Compassion: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective
- 12 The Cognitive Neuroscience of Sharing and Understanding Others’ Emotions
- 13 Clinical Empathy in Medical Care
- 14 The Costs of Empathy among Health Professionals
- 15 The Empathic Response in Clinical Practice: Antecedents and Consequences
- 16 The Paradox of Teaching Empathy in Medical Education
- 17 Empathy and Neuroscience: A Psychoanalytic Perspective
- Author Index
- Subject Index
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