After reading this chapter you will be able to answer the following questions:
What is Empathy?
- What are the two major theories in empathy research?
- What happens in our brain when we empathise with someone?
- How does empathy develop over the lifespan?
- What is psychopathy and what is autism?
- Are there differences in empathy between males and females?
- What are the differences in empathy expression between cultures?