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What is empathy and why do we need it?

Many animals might show signs of mimicry or emotional contagion to another animal in pain. Fenix_21/Flickr, CC BY-SA Click for a full size image   Understanding others’ feelings: what is empathy and why do we need it? Empathy is the ...

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Why sad songs say so much

Melancholic or moved? avemario/Shutterstock Click for a full size image Why sad songs say so much (to some people, but not others) Tear-jerkers such as Adele’s Someone Like You frequently top the charts these days, while gloomy classical compositions like ...

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