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A Multidimensional Approach to Individual Differences in Empathy

@inproceedings{Davis1980AMA,
  title={A Multidimensional Approach to Individual Differences in Empathy},
  author={Mark H. A. Davis and Miles P. Davis and M Davis and Matthew Davis and Mark Davis and Mm Davis and M Davis and F. Caroline Davis and Heather A Davis and Ilus W. Davis},
  year={1980}
}
The development of a multidimensional individual difference measure of empathy is described. The final version of the instrument consists of four seven-item subscales, each of which taps a separate aspect of the global concept "empathy." One scale, the perspective-taking scale, contains items which assess spontaneous attempts to adopt the perspectives of other people and see things from their point of view. Items on the fantasy scale measure the tendency to identify with characters in movies… 

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