Ashoka: Empathy News Round-Up:

Hunger Games: How Controversial Books Build ‘Empathy Muscles’

 

Nothing is more important than teaching compassion (Vinciane Rycroft, The Guardian, April 13, 2012)

 

Human Kindness Genes Withstand Threats and Fear (Maia Szalavitz, TIME, April 16, 2012)

 

The Rise Of Empathy In America (Arianna Huffington, FastCoExist, April 18)

 

Cultivating Empathy (Discussion on Social Edge, April 2012)