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The Death of Empathy?

Bruce D. Perry

in Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199755059
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199979479 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0011
The Death of Empathy?

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This chapter considers the impact of the poverty of relationships that typifies childhood in Western society in the context of the neurobiology of empathy.

Keywords: empathy; society; poverty; relationships

Chapter.  1095 words. 

Subjects: Developmental Psychology

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