An Index of Empathy for Children and Adolescents.

  title={An Index of Empathy for Children and Adolescents.},
  author={Brenda K. Bryant},
  journal={Child Development},
  • B. K. Bryant
  • Published 10 January 1982
  • Psychology
  • Child Development
BRYANT, BRENDA K. An Index of Empathy for Children and Adolescents. CHILD DEVELOPMENT, 1982, 53, 413-425. This study presents the development and validation of an index of empathy for use with children and adolescents. 56 first graders, 115 fourth graders, and 87 seventh graders were studied. Item means, item total correlations, test-retest reliabilities, correlations testing the relationship of empathy to aggressiveness and acceptance of individual differences, correlations testing the… 

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