Exposure to violent videogame will not desensitize or make players more aggressive in the long-run.
Effects of oxytocin to men are positive, leading the participants to be more "interconnected" with every living thing.
A new study suggests that girls are more likely to nominate empathetic boys than boys who have lesser empathy.
A new study suggests that taking acetaminophen to reduce pain, can also can also decrease degree of empathy for both the physical and social aches that other people experience.
Researchers found that prairie voles show empathy by grooming or consoling another individual that appears to be distressed. This could be a major breakthrough for better understanding of psychiatric disorders in humans, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and schizophrenia.
Dogs can rapidly mimic each other's expressions, just like humans and some primates.
Yawning is known to be contagious, and like humans and some mammals, birds apparently copy yawns, too.