In 'Dignity,' Chris Arnade Offers an Empathetic Study of Trump's America
Arnade demonstrates the virtues of a journalism based on empathy. But he also shows that empathy alone is insufficient without a sharper historical and political analysis.
Virtual Reality Can Increase Empathy for the Homeless
New research finds it's an effective way to step into the shoes of someone less fortunate.
For Men, a Fear of Being Judged as Inept Incites Sexual Harassment
In a new study, males were more likely to endorse sexually aggressive behavior if they worried they were viewed as incompetent.
'I Hope That People Choose Empathy': A Conversation With Atia Abawi
The journalist and novelist discusses her new novel about a Syrian refugee—and the power and reach of the young adult genre.
Meditation May Not Make You a Better Person After All
A critical look at the research suggests its benefits are less than advertised.
Presence of a Smartphone Lowers Quality of Conversations
New research finds having a mobile device within easy reach divides your attention, even if you're not actively looking at it.