Empathy Reduces Bullying

Studies by Mary Gordon from the innovative “Roots of Empathy” program found that empathy decreases bullying and aggression among kids and makes them kinder and more inclusive toward their peers. This is based on research that demonstrates we can increase our level of empathy by actively imagining what someone else may be feeling. Empathy […]

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Empathy Deficit Disorder

Empathy Deficit Disorder (EDD) is a term found in a book titled The New Resilience by Douglas L.A. Bier, Ph.D. Based on his research and studies in behavioral health, L.A. Bier determined that EDD is a pervasive condition in America and a greatly overlooked condition. People have a difficult time stepping outside themselves and dialing into […]

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