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WoWT Podcast Episode 052: Why And How Empathy Binds The Human Species

Released Thursday, 13th February 2020
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One of the most important traits all social animals have to make sure they stick together and help each other survive as a species is empathy, and humans are no exception. But how do you measure how empathic someone is and study the origins of something so complex? According to researchers, you start with kids and work your way up to adults. And if you do it right, you can pinpoint causes of, and unlock solutions to, seemingly intractable political and social problems…