Can Teens Learn Empathy?

Most of us are familiar with the raging hormones and insensitive outbursts typically associated with the teen years. But is it true that there is little a parent can do to instill kindness and compassion during this time?  According to arecent article in the Wall Street Journal by Sue Shellenbarger, “biology, not parenting, is to blame” for the lack of empathy and selfish behavior during adolescence.  

by Jennifer Kahn